What is your protective strategy?
I have been amazed and impressed at all of the creative and brave protective strategies I have heard over the years. I am always interested in learning more about the ways women respond to violence. You are invited to share your own story here. The submissions are moderated by my research assistant, Melissa. All identifying information will be removed before posting. Please do not give your full name and you may use a pseudonym. We are interested in hearing stories about coping and overcoming.
If this is an emergency, call 911. This website is not checked every day. If you are seeking help, contact the website for the National Domestic Violence Hotline or call 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). You may also visit some of the other sources on this website. I do not provide counseling over the internet. You retain copyright to anything that you post here, but by submitting on this form you are granting permission to post on this website and to reprint or quote in presentations or publications about protective strategies. The internet is a public place, please do not post anything that is not suitable for the public. We retain final decision making about what posts to approve.
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