I Survived...Domestic Abuse Chantelle's Story

I Survived...Domestic Abuse Chantelle's Story

Have you ever wondered, why doesn't she just leave? I am Chantelle Branch, a survivor of domestic violence, and I know the bitter taste of love. It has been eleven years since I fled my old life and left my abuser behind. I couldn't bare another day of abuse because this burden was so heavy that it weighed my soul down. I was wishing for death with his next blow and I believed, at that time, that I deserved it

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I Survived...Domestic Abuse

I Survived...Domestic Abuse

My superfluous obligations birthed his righteous entitlement to my sympathy and I signed over the deed to my sanity, my happiness, and almost my life. There were many times when I wanted to walk away. Just turn my back and keep it moving. Leaving no trace that I ever existed but I couldn't give up. I wasn't a quitter. I constantly told myself that I would find the problem and fix it; not realizing the only fix was to give up and walk away. Ladies it's OK to GIVE UP! That is not a sign of weakness...at least not YOUR weakness. That's the strongest you'll ever be. That's your Teflon Don moment of truth.

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