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A Love Letter to Survivors and Those Living with Violence or Abuse


DJ Peay
Futures Without Violence
Yesenia Gorbea Zuffanelli, MSW
Futures Without Violence
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October 26, 2022


Pathways to Healing and Protective Factors
Healing and Well-being
Overlap of Domestic Violence and Child Abuse

Too often, survivors are burdened with expectations of many professionals that they are solely or primarily responsible for protecting their children from harm resulting from their partner’s use of violence. In this love letter, surviving domestic violence is lifted up as the act of resilience that it is, and survivors are encouraged to expect real help from each of us on their healing journey.