From February 2017

Prisons Donate Cellphones to Anti-domestic Violence Agency

Pennsylvania’s prison system is donating confiscated cellphones to make it easier for victims of domestic violence to call for help. Feb. 27, 2017, at 4:42 p.m. MORE Prisons Donate Cellphones to Anti-domestic Violence Agency MORE HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s prison system is donating confiscated cellphones to make it easier…

When I First Started – Some Thoughts

When I first started working in the emergency room, I didn’t know any of the other nurses, doctors or staff. I felt insecure and intimidated—maybe I’d made the wrong choice? This environment was too intense—no let up with doctors yelling orders, patients screaming and nurses running from one gurney to…

“There’s No Nobler Profession”

From an early age, I wanted to be a nurse just like my mother. She had been an operating room nurse and had loved it. “There’s no nobler profession,” she’d say, and I agreed. She told lively stories about her experiences with the patients and surgeons, and when I got…

Random Thoughts on a Winter Wednesday Afternoon…

Dear Priscilla Bennett Community, It has been a very busy week around here so far gearing up for my new eBook release Something To Be Brave For by Endeavour Press.  I’ve been finishing up the final edits and also building up my Priscilla network on a daily basis by reaching…

“Big Little Lies” and Why You Should Watch It

The new HBO limited series “Big Little Lies,” which boasts a starry cast headed by Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley and Laura Dern, is an unlikely, at times brilliant, blending of two TV conventions. On one hand, “Big Little Lies,” adapted by David E. Kelley from Liane Moriarty’s bestselling novel,…

Domestic Violence is Making Headlines Around the World.

 Now it’s time for the world to start taking it seriously. By Christian Caryl February 16 at 8:01 AM People hold pictures of Valeria Sosa during a demonstration to condemn violence against women in Montevideo, Uruguay, on Feb. 2. Sosa was killed by her husband. (Pablo Porciuncula/AFP via Getty Images)…

Just Released…

Moment ex-wife of Trump’s Labor secretary pick tells Oprah her husband ‘battered her and vowed revenge’ on 1990 show Andrew Puzder’s ex-wife Lisa Fierstein appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show in disguise as she accused him of domestic abuse in 1990  The Carl’s Jr. CEO faces a Senate confirmation Thursday over…

Lisa Curry Talks About Growing Up With Domestic Violence

LISA Curry has revealed she used swimming as a child as an escape from her family’s domestic violence — with the three-time Olympic champion claiming: “the pool was my safe place.” Curry shocked her campmates on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! with the revelations, telling them…

Ann’s Story…

I had been seeing this guy for just over three months. We both drank a lot. One night, he got really mad at me and he called me a lot of names, and then pushed me against the wall. I got really scared but he said he was sorry and…

Domestic Violence Connection to the Workplace

By Emily Matesic Published: February 9, 2017, 6:05 pm Updated: February 9, 2017, 6:08 pm APPLETON, Wis. (WBAY) – Some two million Americans are the victims of workplace violence each year. That’s according to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Thursday, Northeast Wisconsin businesses were learning how prevent it…

Introducing the Pet and Women Safety Act (PAWS)

Posted: Wed 11:31 AM, Feb 08, 2017 WASHINGTON (WLUC) – U.S. Senators Gary Peters (D-MI) and Dean Heller (R-NV) announced they are reintroducing the Pet and Women Safety (PAWS) Act, bicameral, bipartisan legislation to protect victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence from emotional and psychological trauma…

Were We Born This Way? Thoughts on the Super Bowl…

Good evening Priscilla Bennett Community. Living and working in Boston my entire life groomed me to be a Patriots fan. So much hoopla the past few days leading up to a most exciting evening of football. It’s great to be with family and friends and celebrate. And the Patriots won!…

Domestic Violence Victim Knocked Out By Abuser…

    Crime, Videos  Then Lies In Court About it By Officer Blue On February 4, 2017 2 Comments Video shows the domestic violence assault by Dorian Chavez Anguiano. Dorian Chavez Anguiano Sentenced For Brutal Assault Caught On Video San Diego, CA – Video captured the moment when Dorian Chavez…

Ashley Graham Opens Up About Being In An Abusive Relationship

Sara Coughlin Photo: Starpix/REX/Shutterstock. Ashley Graham’s appearance in Cosmopolitan  has already made waves, what with her response to Amy Schumer’s comments on being considered plus-size. But, in that same interview, the model opened up about a past abusive relationship — and she made an important point about domestic violence. Graham…

The Narcissistic Parent

  The narcissistic parent may have what they see as an ideal relationship with their young child when one looks at the narcissist’s ultimate goal in every relationship, that of total power and control. They write the rule book and the children will comply. The children are seen as a…

Read Brittany’s Story…

One student breaks the silence and shares her domestic violence story By Jessica Suriano   Brittany is a UA student who studies English literature and creative writing. She will be graduating from the UA in 2017. She is a mother and a survivor of domestic violence. Brittany, who asked us…