9 episodes

The purpose of this podcast is to give Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) survivors a platform to tell their life stories in order to gain more support from the public for effective legislative change that would protect individuals fleeing IPV.

Beaten Not Broken Lien Hardister

    • Personal Journals

The purpose of this podcast is to give Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) survivors a platform to tell their life stories in order to gain more support from the public for effective legislative change that would protect individuals fleeing IPV.

    Heather's Story: I Was Terrified of the Man He Became When Intoxicated

    Heather's Story: I Was Terrified of the Man He Became When Intoxicated

    In this episode, Heather discusses three different abusive relationships. With each relationship, the violence intensified to the point that her life was in danger. After escaping abuse, Heather is raising her children to understand what a healthy relationship is and to never abuse, or be abused by , anyone. 

    • 15 min
    Bonnie's Story: With Each Attack the Violence Escalated

    Bonnie's Story: With Each Attack the Violence Escalated

    Bonnie is a domestic violence survivor and a domestic violence speaker.  Her speeches demonstrate the importance of educating others about domestic violence by sharing a personal account. 

    • 15 min
    Laura's Story: Every Time He Touched Me, My Skin Crawled

    Laura's Story: Every Time He Touched Me, My Skin Crawled

    Laura is currently volunteering to help the homeless, domestic violence survivors, abused children and is becoming a rape advocate. Laura is a pillar in her community and demonstrates the importance of uplifting others through volunteering.  Laura’s story emphasis the importance of domestic violence resources. 

    • 27 min
    Lashawnda: A Cycle of Abuse

    Lashawnda: A Cycle of Abuse

    Lashawnda is a survivor of domestic violence. She currently is an advocate for domestic violence survivors and is an advocate for survivors of human trafficking. Lashawnda also runs a ministry called HUGS, Helping Us Grow Spiritually, and volunteers in a domestic violence program called family assistance. Lashawnda serves as a prime example of giving back to the community. 

    • 9 min
    Kimberly: He was Trying to Kill Me

    Kimberly: He was Trying to Kill Me

    Kimberly is a domestic violence survivor who is currently fighting for protection rights against her abuser. She is also working with her local assembly man to advocate for orders of protection to include social media as electronic means and require law enforcement to arrest perpetrators for each violation instead of arrest being at the discretion of law enforcement. 

     

    • 48 min
    Danne's Story: One Bad Night Turned into 26 Very Bad Years

    Danne's Story: One Bad Night Turned into 26 Very Bad Years

    In this episode, Danne discusses her experiences in a 26 year domestic violence relationship. Danne’s story demonstrates how small incidents of violence turned into years of abuse. 

    If you would like to purchase Survivors Celebrating Life Beyond Domestic Violence: 

    https://www.amazon.com/Survivors-Celebrating-Domestic-Violence-Award-Winning/dp/0578142570/ref=sr_1_5?keywords=celebrating+life+beyond+domestic+violence+Tahirah+Ogletree&qid=1564537402&s=gateway&sr=8-5

    • 14 min

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