In the work I have done over the last forty years to end violence against women as an attorney, victim advocate and originator and facilitator of My Avenging Angel WorkshopsTM, I have come to realize […]
With the month of February comes Valentine’s Day on February 14th, a day that is universally touted today as a time to celebrate our love life, how we are coupling with someone who adores us
For those of us whose lives and families don’t look like those in Hallmark and Lifetime channel movies, we struggle about how to celebrate the season in an authentic way, true to who we are
NEW BRITAIN — Belting out Sister Sledge’s “We Are Family” one late summer evening at Walnut Hill Park band shell, Vanessa Stevens looked and sounded like she’s on top of the world.
But it wasn’t always that way, for this 20-something lead singer of The Happening, a Connecticut cover band. After a series of abusive relationships — and one in particular — she had lost her voice. She never wanted to sing again.
“Living well is the best revenge” is the theme of the My Avenging Angel Workshops™ being offered this fall in Avon and Wethersfield, Connecticut by Susan M. Omilian — the workshop’s award-winning originator and facilitator. Described by participants as “life-changing,” these workshops provide the critical “next step” for women to break permanently out of the cycle of violence and “thrive” after abuse.