All posts tagged: domestic violence victims

The Beast I Loved: Interview with Robert Davidson

Before abuse hot lines and safe houses were widespread, June Briand shot four bullets into her husband’s head and was sentenced to fifteen years to life. This is the shocking true story of survival—and the intense bond June shared with her pathologically violent husband, a monster who physically and sexually tortured, degraded and dominated her so relentlessly that she refused to believe he was dead even after she killed him……The Beast I Loved by Robert Davidson is available from WildBlue Press. Author Robert Davidson discusses battered women’s syndrome and the answer to “why didn’t she just leave?” as it applies to the case of June Briand in The Beast I Loved. “As gripping as THE BURNING BED.” —John Saul, New York Times Bestselling Author More at WildBlue Press If you would like to be considered for an interview on ImaginePublicity on Air please email with a brief synopsis of your topic.

Shattered Lives: KRUSH!

“Krush” Kent is the street name for Baltimore Guardian Angel Assistant Chapter Commander. Before joining Guardian Angels, and known as Victoria, Krush was a victim of an abusive relationship which subsequently helped create an outreach organization to help recognize the patterns of abuse and honor the victims. Relating her personal story, Krush tells listeners about the pattern of behavior of her abuser and how common traits are shared among abusers. She also talks about what it took for her to leave the relationship, how it was done, and the aftermath and positive approach she took. By joining forces with Guardian Angels, Krush was finally free from the individual who continued to stalk and harass her. By showing him that there were others who had her back, along with restraining orders, he stopped. Krush Kent created the organization, Remember Me, to bring awareness to the community of the loss of life, missing persons, and effects of domestic violence.Through the grass-roots beginnings of Remember Me, Krush profiled a person who was either missing or murdered, joined with the …

In Memory of Susan Murphy Milano

Today (Oct.28) marks the 1 year anniversary of Susan’s death. What better way to remember her than to read and learn from the posts that she left behind. There are literally thousands of messages from her at Murphy Milano’s Journal, all indignantly calling for the safety of abuse victims. “But for those fearful or unable to seek service from a domestic violence shelter provider, there is a book available that will take a victim from living in fear to a plan, with a roadmap to safety. ” MurphyMilano’s Journal DocumentTheAbuse.Com HoldingMyHandThroughHell.Com ConqueringCancer.Me Related articles The Roth Show: Anny Jacoby Discusses Personal Safety Planning for Domestic Violence Victims ( Michelle S. Cruz Talks to Dr. Laurie Roth About Rights of Domestic Violence Victims ( Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Change Is Here, Action! ( Your Health is Wealth with Dr. Akoury: Domestic Violence Awareness Month ( Neil Schori Keynote Speaker at “Take Back the Night” Event (

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SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore “LadyJustice”: CT Victims Advocate, Michelle Cruz

SHATTERED LIVES with Donna R. Gore, “LadyJustice” Examining the effects of those who have survived violent crime and how it has impacted their lives. Real people, real tragedy, real help. Saturdays at 5pm ET Listen LIVE:  CLICK HERE In Connecticut the Office of Victim Services provides many resources, often unknown, to victims of crime such as victim compensation, victim service advocates and victim notification services, just to name a few. On November 5, 2007, Governor M. Jodi Rell announced the appointment of Michelle Cruz as the State Victim Advocate. In the early 1990s, Ms. Cruz began working with domestic violence victims at various stages of their journey while attending Community College.  Inspired by Attorney Sarah Buel and her ground breaking work and commitment to victims’ of crime in Quincy, MA, Ms. Cruz chose to pursue her bachelor’s degree at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA.  In 1995, Ms. Cruz began working for the Hampshire County District Attorney’s Office as a victim witness advocate.  In 2001, Ms. Cruz graduated from the University of Connecticut, School of Law and for the last six years has worked as an …