I'm Not In An Abusive Relationship - The Pilot Episode

Welcome to our new podcast. I’m happy you’re joining us, as we explore the hope in what can seem like a hopeless situation. The numbers can feel overwhelming with 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experiencing severe intimate partner violence.

However, our goal with “I’m Not in an Abusive Relationship” is to bring you stories of hope to inspire, and conversations with experts to offer insight and advice.

This is a weekly show, so be sure to subscribe wherever you’re listening.

The inspiration for the show and the name of the podcast came from a survivor. In her story, she referenced the fact that she didn’t see herself in an abusive relationship. She didn’t think it was “that bad.” Our hope is that anyone in that situation can hear their story in these episodes, find hope and find help.

On behalf of the staff, volunteers and board of directors at Domestic and Sexual Assault Services, and the producers of this podcast, we are all humbled to be able to bring you this podcast.

If you need any resources, please visit the website. “dasas-m-i-dot-org” or call our 24-hour hotline at 800-828-2023.

Welcome to “I’m Not in an Abusive Relationship.” I’m Claudia Pahls. Until next time, here’s to hope.

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The mission of Domestic and Sexual Abuse Services is to lead efforts to end domestic violence and sexual assault in southwest Michigan. 

We will assist domestic violence and sexual assault survivors in clarifying their options, accessing community services that support personal choice and will provide a safe place for survivors and their children.  It is our strong desire to walk alongside survivors on their journey, whatever that may look like. 

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