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Rihanna's Clara Lionel Foundation is teaming up with Jack Dorsey CEO of twitter and Square to help victims of domestic violence that are affected during the coronavirus pandemic. This is a great way to support victims during this challenging time. The victims are isolated with their abusers and lives can be at risk, stressful and dangerous. It's not easy to pick up and leave without a plan or place to go. The donations, support, shelters and services can help survivors with tools to navigate and improve their way of life.
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It's only right that I tell my story, my truth about my own Domestic Violence experience. It's hypercritical to an extent because I stayed in the relationship after the incident. I encourage others not to make the mistake I made. If you can get out make an exit. My gift is to serve with a purpose and help others.I am here to send a positive message to go where you're accepted not tolerated. My story can help you help someone else. On the evening of August 27,2015 I was attacked by my ex boyfriend. I was feeling overwhelmed at his house because of some information he mentioned to me. It made me feel uncomfortable. I wanted to leave. He got upset that I wanted to leave. I told him he didn't care. He slapped me in the face with the remote control.I cleaned up in the bathroom & he came and got me. We laid down back to back to each other. I was upset with him about a text message a girl sent to him. There was verbal abuse for sure. He leaned over and punched me in th