Domestic abuse book

Hi am verlaine de melo, i was in a domestic violence relationship for 14 years, ending 3 years ago. During thoses 14 years i have suffered several broken bones, lost of my third child . I have two young children, my boy will be 7 on the 24th of December and my little princess just turned 5. I am a single mother now of two beautiful angels who deserves a great life.
3 years ago my ex partner nearly killed me as you can see from the picture that was the day i left him, and finally had the strength of put him in prison for all the abuse he caused me for years. I thank god everyday for me being alive today and being able to see my kids grown up help them become a kind, loving, caring man and woman in future. Police has told me that my case was one of the biggest case  they have had in 20 years. 
Am a very strong woman now and am very proud of my self. 
I am looking to write a book to help other ladies who are going through  domestic violence or recently come out of it and can't see there worth in life. Unfortunately to get this book out there and get help to write it will cost money i do not have.  So far my story has help two friends i didnt know was being abused by there partners my story made them open there eyes and see that unfortunately it never changes and it only gets worse. I also want to be able to build coffees meeting for ladies to come down feel comfortable to talk, make friends, do activities together, build there confidence.
51769938_1602426772386053_r.jpeg and make them see that the life they having is not ok. I want to help others get through there hard times. Domestic violence is not talked about enough, its needs to, because believe or not its happening so much.  In abusive relationships, there may be a cycle of abuse during which tensions rise and an act of violence is committed, followed by a period of reconciliation and calm. Victims of domestic violence may be trapped in domestic violent situations through isolation, power and control, traumatic bonding to the abuser, cultural acceptance, lack of financial resources, fear, shame, or to protect children. As a result of abuse, victims may experience physical disabilities, dysregulated aggression, chronic health problems, mental illness, limited finances, and a poor ability to create healthy relationships. Victims may experience severe psychological disorders, such as posttraumatic stress disorder. Children who live in a household with violence often show psychological problems from an early age, such as avoidance, hypervigilance to threats, and dysregulated aggression which may contribute to vicarious traumatization.  I want to be able to show them to love them selfs. As hard as this is for me to show you and tell you my story, it needs to be told and showed. If you can please help me i would be extremely graceful.



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Verlaine De Melo 
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
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