If you are and your partner are arguing more than usual, or you are starting to spot some red flags that concern you, you may be wondering whether it is time to leave and let go of the relationship. This is never an easy decision, and it’s one that may take some time and thoughtful […]
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to end sexual assault and domestic violence. I am an author, speaker, attorney, advocate, and survivor. My passion is empowering and inspiring us all to end these epidemics. I would love to help you feel excited about your work, and about
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Advocacy is one of the toughest, and most rewarding, professions in the world. You see people at their lowest, and you have the opportunity to see them rising to become their best. You see the invisible and mend the broken. You give people hope and help them find their voice. Advocacy is more than a job – it’s a passion. It becomes part of who you are. But as you focus so much energy on empowering survivors, you may have forgotten to empower yourself. You may be starting to feel helpless, frustrated, burned out, unappreciated, and exhausted.
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What I Do
I have served in this field for over 17 years, as an attorney and advocate. I’ve worked with thousands of survivors, and trained thousands of professionals. I help people connect with one another. I help us remember why we got into this work in the first place. Above all, I help people remember that they matter – that we all do.
From the blog
Anyone who has been in a relationship has faced struggles. There are communication barriers, differences in backgrounds, and just personality conflicts. But, when you are regularly unhappy, upset, crying, resentful, or exhausted in your relationship – there may be a much more serious issue. If your partner makes you feel like less than you are, […]
Originally published in the Huffington Post (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/pamela-jacobs/5-ways-to-help-someone-wh_b_6064438.html) At least one in four women will be abused by a husband or boyfriend at some point in her life. Abuse often start off subtle, with jealousy and isolation, but can soon escalate to threatening, controlling, and physically hurting. You may have recognized these warning signs in […]
Ending any relationship can be tough, and it can often take time to heal. And ending a toxic or abusive relationship can be even more difficult. If you have recently ended an abusive relationship, it is extremely important that you focus on healing, so that you can move forward and create a safer, happier life […]