Category: Domestic Violence

  • Tired Is An Understatement

    “You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice”- Bob Marley During a court ordered visit my son’s father Jhavier tricked our four-year-old son into showing him where I lived. For four years I tried my hardest never to let my son’s father know where I lived. I ended our […]

  • Tiger Stripes

    ” Behavior never lies” – Gary Blair I was admitted to the hospital 12/14/2014 to start the labor process for my son. Jhavier showed up to the hospital 12/17/14. Jhavier and I hadn’t spoken since about July 2014 around the time I was six months pregnant. There was so much turmoil between Jhavier and I […]

  • But Did You Die Pt3

    “I’ve been doing this job for four years and you are the only woman that showed up to court. I’m proud of you” ~ Austin Hansen Baltimore City Police Officer June 14th two weeks after my son’s father punched me in the face and attempted to hit my son and myself with a moving car […]

  • But Did You Die Pt2

    “This seems to be the most pro-criminal group of legislators I’ve ever seen” – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan The next Morning after Jhavier my son’s father punched me in the face, and attempt to hit our son and myself with a car I woke up in extreme pain. My body was sore, and my I was emotionally drained. It was […]

  • But Did You Die? Part I

    “This seems to be the most pro-criminal group of legislators I’ve ever seen” – Maryland Governor Larry Hogan  Shortly after my son turned 2 years old his father Jhavier was granted unsupervised visitation. He was ordered to see our son every other weekend starting Friday at 5pm until Sunday at 8 pm.  I was granted full […]

  • Leave

    Last year I read an article about a young woman killed by her son’s father. Tonja Chadwick was a 20 year old mother, and aspiring nurse. She was shot in the head by her boyfriend wrapped in blankets and buried under a pile of leaves. Reading this story, and seeing it all over the news […]

  • Enough is Enough

    Jhavier made me hot dogs and eggs smothered in ketchup for breakfast.  I was pregnant and concerned about eating healthy that I didn’t want hot dogs, I really don’t like eggs and I hate when people pour condiments all over my food. “I wanted to do something nice for you. I don’t know how things […]

  • PETA

    Love doesn’t hurt you. A person that doesn’t know how to love you hurts you – Tony Gaskins Jr Two weeks passed since I found out Jhavier the father of my unborn child and my boyfriend was soliciting sex online. We still lived together, and I tried to move passed our first disastrous incident with […]

  • Craigslist

    Abuse is not love. Abuse is about control Domestic Violence Survivor Jhavier was my boyfriend and we were together for two years, and we lived together. I was almost three months pregnant at the time. I sat at my laptop computer going through my emails when I came across an email from Craigslist. I opened […]