From a terrific post by Tapati:
…here are happy endings for abused women. Some of us, like myself, go on to have healthy marriages to good men. There is hope! I left years ago and put myself through college. Yes we struggled financially but we lived in peace, and there is no price I wouldn’t pay for that. I also didn’t forget my sisters–I volunteered at a shelter and on a crisis hotline. Give back, pay it forward. Take responsibility, and be a role model.
Read the whole post here.