By Whitney Akers, See the Triumph Guest Blogger
In discussions about domestic violence, the focus typically lies on the act of leaving an abusive relationship, but what happens after a survivor exits this cycle? Some survivors’ journey toward empowerment entails speaking out about their experience.
“I no longer see being labeled as a bad thing. I own my label of survivor with pride and tell my story to help others either in their own journey of recovery or in knowing they aren't alone and can get out of their abusive situation.”-Domestic violence survivor
One woman, still on the courageous journey of healing, has decided to speak out to help other women escape to safety. Read more on her story here: http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2013-09-19/news/os-salon-shooting-domestic-violence-20130919_1_salon-shooting-survivor-marcia-santiago-noelia-gonzalez