**The following are my personal opinions and not necessarily the opinions of Damsel in Defense(tm).**
This week there has been a campaign across social media called #metoo movement.
The campaign encouraged many people to speak up about being sexually assaulted or raped. I saw it trigger many as it brought up painful memories and for those still learning to heal.
One of the spookiest nights of the year should also be one of the safest. Continue reading “Holla-Ween SAFE Hearts Tips”
October is Domestic Violence awareness month. Although, this is a year-round thing for me being a survivor of both emotional and physical violence.
Had I known the red flags and resources available to me when I needed them most, things could have been different and I would have left much sooner. This wasn’t the case so it is my Mission to be a voice to victims and a resource, so they don’t get caught up in a similar situation, or to prevent an emotional or physical abusive situation all-together.
Here are my tips, as a survivor, that I wish my friends and family had known and understood while I went through my situation. Continue reading “October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month”
With the Holidays come joy, excitement, but also crazy. No, I don’t necessarily mean that rude person in line either. I’m talking about the criminals that come out to prey on the frenzy of shoppers and travelers.
Continue reading “7 Holiday Safety Tips”
SAFE Hearts, is our new Family Educational product line of Children’s Storybooks, Parent Guide and Other Resources, to help Empower you to talk to your kids about a tough topic.
SAFE Hearts exists to not only prevent the sexual assault of children but to also aid parents and children as they navigate through the restoration of that heart. The real worry is when an assault is not exposed and that missing piece leads to a lifetime of shame.
Continue reading “Safe Hearts: Family Safety Education Tools”
It’s that time of year! Conference is over and that means lots of goodies for the Fall/Winter season are now available to help keep you and your loved ones Empowered and safe. If you missed the product reveal yesterday, don’t worry, I can officially announce everything! Continue reading “Fall/Winter 2016 Product Reveal”