One Broken Mom

Bouncing Back From Abuse As A Single Mom

July 06, 2019 Season 2 Episode 9
One Broken Mom
Bouncing Back From Abuse As A Single Mom
One Broken Mom
Bouncing Back From Abuse As A Single Mom
Jul 06, 2019 Season 2 Episode 9
Amee Quiriconi
Each year many people choose to remain in abusive and violent relationships because the fear of starting over is greater than the fear of the abuse. Learn how one mother did it and now helps others do the same.
Show Notes

Today's episode features Kelly Lynch, a domestic violence survivor. After being trapped in her home at knife-point for two and a half hours by her husband, Kelly was able to remove herself from an abusive marriage and start over with an 18-month-old child. But Kelly is also therapist with practice out in Connecticut called Turning Point Wellness who recognized that her own story and experiences as well as being a mental health professional gave her some valuable insights for other young single mothers to turn their lives around at the moment in time that they probably feel it’s impossible to do so.  

In this episode you will hear: 

What is the "Cycle of Violence" in relationships

What are ways for a single mom to reconnect with herself? 

How do you handle the shame of feeling like you “didn’t do enough” to save the relationship?

What are the signs someone should look for early in a relationship that indicates potential trouble?

What is The Unapology Project?

If you or someone you know is in a violent or abusive relationship, please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline

Other Resources from this episode: 

Domestic Violence Resources for Women by State – U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office on Women’s Health