February 12, 2012 view as PDF
Close your eyes and think about a place where you feel comfortable and safe to be yourself. Think about how else you feel in that "comfortable place." Pause for thirty seconds and continue reading this article.
During those 30 seconds, I felt relaxed and peaceful. I took deep breaths and my heart rate slowed down. You probably experienced similar feelings.
After opening my eyes and thinking about how I would feel if I no longer had access to that comfortable place, I realized how scared, sad, frustrated and stressed survivors of domestic violence must feel when forced to leave a comfortable place or if that place drastically changes into a type of prison. Many survivors of domestic violence do not have access to...
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