You can feel so vulnerable during domestic violence situations. Here are some protection tips for you at home while you are still with your abuser, in your car, and with your cell phone. I am also including tips regarding your finances, belongings, and reputation to help you feel more in control.
Abuser's want total control over you. If they can't have you, they may try to destroy you in every way possible, or take your life. These protection tips are to help you get through this difficult season in your life, while you prepare to move on to a healthy future.
Please remember that this is not the time to demand respect, or your rights. That is not a language abuser's speak. Your goal is to get you, and your kids out safely. So while you keep your abuser happy, quietly prepare, plan ahead and be safe.
Know your abuser's triggers, the things that set off a domestic violence situation. You may be able to recognize the triggers as you read through your journal of abuse. SomeRead more...
Simple Crime Prevention:
Anyone can be a target of even the simplest of crimes. Here are some tips to keep you safe in your everyday life:
-Always be aware of your surroundings and who is around you. Take time to observe what people are wearing and what they look like in case you have to describe it later to someone.
-Do not leave any items in your car that may be seen as valuable to someone else. Do not give thieves the opportunity. Put valuables in the trunk or cover them so they are not visible from the outside.
-Do not leave packages on your door step or allow mail to pile up at your door. It is a sign that you are not home or that you do not care for your mail.
-Leave a light on throughout the night inside or
Vaportini - The New Trend in Alcohol Consumption
How it works
The Vaportini provides an alternative way to consume alcohol. It is inhaled rather than swallowed. And because the alcohol is absorbed directly into the blood stream, bypassing the digestive tract, the advantages include no calories, no carbs and the effects are felt immediately by the individual.
The Vaportini is legal to sell and the alcohol consumed can be detected by a blood alcohol test.
The device, invented by Julie Palmer, is simple and can purchased as a kit online for approximately $35. A stainless steel ring is placed on top of a pint glass. The heat source is a small candle in the bottom of the glass. The glass "globe" containing the alcohol sits on the ring and is heated by the candle. About five minutes afterRead more...