If you have recognized that your partner is unhealthy or abusive, you may be wondering how to move forward and end the relationship safely. Leaving any relationship can be tough, and ending an abusive relationship can also be dangerous. It is important to be thoughtful and cautious about how and when you end it, while […]
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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
changing the world.
The Empowered Advocate
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
It is hard to admit that someone is hurting or controlling you – especially when it’s someone you love. But, if you are being abused, you are not alone. At least one in three women has been abused by a current or former partner. And while it can be hard to admit, you have to […]
If you are in a new relationship, you may be wondering whether your new partner is the right person for you. Or you may have been in a relationship for a while, but you’re starting to notice some concerning behavior or red flags. If you are wondering whether your partner may be toxic or abusive, […]
We hear and read stories of men abusing the women they claim to care about all the time. We may have even seen abuse in our own families, communities – or experienced it in our own lives. People often wonder how a woman could ever fall in love with an abusive man. We often ask, […]