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#SupportSurvivors DVAM Campaign

October 19, 2016 | BY Joyful Heart Foundation | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Follow us as we share information about the issue, how to support a survivor, and ways to get involved.
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Caring for yourself or supporting someone else

October 14, 2016 | BY Maile Zambuto | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
Over the past several days, we have heard and read many hurtful, disrespectful statements about sexual assault [HURTFUL COMMENTS WERE ABOUT WOMEN, NOT SA RIGHT?]. People all over the country are speaking out and standing up to say ENOUGH to the beliefs and attitudes that misplace blame on survivors, excuse perpetrators, and allow institutions to look the other way.
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October 6, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
One of the affects of my abuse that has followed me into my adult life until just recently is being accepted.
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Mending Fences

September 22, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
I’ve always been intrigued by the different choices people make, while working to restore good boundaries in their life after an experience of abuse.
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Following Your Bliss

September 8, 2016 | BY 1in6org | FILED UNDER JHF BLOG >
First, I have to decide to make it happen. Then, I go looking for it.
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Supporting a New Frontier of Anti-Sexual Violence Work

I was pleased to join the work of as a new Board Member in June. In the three-plus decades that I have been involved in the anti-violence movement, I have witnessed the movement grow to reach new constituencies, and embrace new approaches unique to the needs of particular client groups.
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Forgiveness vs. Reconciliation

In my experience, one path to true happiness and freedom is forgiveness, which is why I love writing about it.
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Fill in the Blank

Earlier this year, Parul Sehgal wrote an essay examining “compulsory survivorship”—the tendency to label everyone who has had an abusive or unwanted sexual experience as a survivor.
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No More Silence: It’s Never Too Late to Start Healing

I found an old photograph recently. It’s a flimsy, bent Polaroid print of myself as a child.
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