Lisa suffered terrible domestic violence for sixteen years. She’s kindly written her story for us. She’s just started her own blog A New Free Life. There are many aspects of this story that our readers will relate to. If you are a survivor of abuse where physical violence wasn’t part of the package, please don’t read this story and conclude that you weren’t really abused like Lisa was. Verbal, emotional and other non-physical forms of abuse can be just as hurtful as physical abuse. Here is Lisa’s story. We’ve published it in two parts, because it is pretty long. Trigger warning: this may bring back memories if you are a survivor.
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I married a man I’d only known for five months, but my brother had known him for years and claimed he was a wonderful person. This man claimed to be a new…
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