LEAVE AN ABUSER. Go with a survival plan & resources.

Amanda at Domestic Shelters advises.

“Creating a safety plan before leaving is an instrumental step toward staying safe. As Marylouise Kelley, director, Division of Family Violence Prevention and Service told DomesticShelters.org last September, “If you’re in the midst of a crisis it’s really hard to think straight. Putting a plan in place ahead of time, knowing where things are and having children understand what steps they can take to be safe—those are all things that are best done in advance.”

How to formulate a plan

“After he was served with an order of protection, he left her alone and she was able to begin a new and healthier life.”

Many women would disagree with expecting comfort in an order of protection since they can be breached easily and without repercussion.

One of my survival students obtained an RCMP generated Order and her abuser violated it daily with harassment in the form of driving by her house late at night, blowing the car horn and flashing lights in windows, stalking her at the market, picking their children up from school and a myriad of other frightening actions.

Once my student discovered martial arts and learning to not be afraid, her world changed. Her Mind Set allowed her to regain control of her life.

This happiness can be yours.

Please read Amanda’s advice in its entirety and scroll down for additional links and informative information you may want to share with others.

About lazeejjs

Jonathan McCormick holds a Black Belt in Combat Martial Arts. He is a U.S Marine (Inactive), trained with famed CIA operative Rex Applegate and Ultimate Fighter Champion Royce Gracie and was the director of the Institute of Defense Tactics. He is a former member of the American Society of Law Enforcement Trainers and worked with members of various law enforcement agencies in the areas of suspect control and officer safety. He has written for law enforcement magazines BlueLine (www.blueline.ca) and Twenty-Four-Seven and has been a guest writer for the Vancouver Province. “Wyoming Secrets”, “30,000 Secrets”, “Santa Barbara Secrets” and The “J” Team Series are inspirational novels which focus on women who feel overwhelmed by the threat of violence in their lives. View the Series
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