Every day is a step toward wholeness and healing for me as a survivor of domestic violence. I want individuals who have been abused in the past, those who are victims today, and those who will be victims in the future to know that there is help available. There's a reason you picked today to read this. Allow me a moment of your time before I begin my story. I want you to contemplate why you're reading this and who you're reading it for. To what end have you come here today? And while you're taking stock of your emotions and thoughts, I want you to pay close attention to what I have to say.
I am sharing this information with you in order to enhance your understanding of the experience of being a victim of domestic abuse. Additionally, I hope to gain a deeper understanding of myself as a survivor and to contemplate the potential impact of this experience on both my personal and professional life. Furthermore, I aspire to provide comfort and resilience to individuals who have encountered or will encounter domestic violence.
As I proceed on my journey, I wish to impart this idea to you. Domestic violence can affect anyone, regardless of their immunity. Every person's narrative is unique and incomparable to others. You need not perpetually linger in obscurity; assistance awaits beyond this realm of gloom. I kindly request your steadfast support as I endeavor to convert my personal misfortune into a tale of triumph. The complete account of my story is meticulously documented in my next publication, "Stigma That Silences His Pain," scheduled for release later this year.
Please call the Complete Warriors of Texas crisis hotline at (346) 267-8793 if you or a member of your community is facing domestic violence. or the Domestic Violence Hotline Number at (800) 799-7233