This page is devoted to all the wonderful brave people who have shared their domestic violence stories, feelings and experiences to help others.
These survivors had the strength to live through the Hell which is Domestic Abuse, the strength to fight it and break free, and are willing to help others in similar situations to realise that there is light at the end of the tunnel, there is hope and there is freedom.
I never imagined such shame and at 15 years old, understood it even less. It was those incidents that left long-lasting emotional scars. My story begins at the age of 14 and continues off and on until I was 22.It can be physical or sexual violence, but also includes intimidation, mental or emotional abuse, financial exploitation, stalking, and harassment.Physical abuse can be any kind of hitting, shaking, burning, pinching, biting, choking, throwing, beating, and other actions that cause physical injury, leave marks, or cause pain.The film describes how dating abuse and violence starts, how it progresses, how the abuser acts, and how to recognize it.© 2011 The Ortralla Lu Wone Mosley Foundation Incorporated (dba Trella's Foundation) is tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS.