Abuse Does Not Occur Only Between Partners

The anxiety starts the moment you wake up and realize it's a workday.  You'll spend the hours there walking on eggshells around a certain supervisor, who never appreciates your work but instead picks apart every small mistake you make-- in front of your coworkers. You get to your mother's house to help her grocery shop, … Continue reading Abuse Does Not Occur Only Between Partners


Types of Partner Abuse ~ Video

Meet Café Sanctuary's very own Martha! She made a video in which she talks about the different types of abuse to illustrate that there are more subtle forms of abuse within a relationship. We wanted to make Café Sanctuary a more personable place to show our followers and potential clients that we are more than … Continue reading Types of Partner Abuse ~ Video

On Survival

I have been abused more than once.  With my father, it was psychological.  With more than one partner, it was physical as well. I do battle with my depression and anxiety daily. I have  lost many of my possessions due to messy break-ups, financial hardship, and Hurricane Katrina.  Getting through my days is often quite … Continue reading On Survival