Written By Kudakwashe Nyakudya After a few days of staying in the refuge for women and children affected by Domestic Violence & Abuse in 2008, I began to compassionately observe the other families we shared that accommodation with. I pondered about who each individual would emerge to be, and concluded that we all had 3 options – … Continue reading survivor, victim or perpetrator?
One of the common emotions survivors of Domestic Violence & Abuse (DVA) experience is guilt, of triggering their perpetrators to beat them or abuse them in any way. I felt that guilt for many years till the light bulb went off in 2009. Today, if you are experiencing that feeling, I have got news for you – YOU ARE … Continue reading you are not guilty!
Kudakwashe Nyakudya My message today is on using love in everyday living. Love matters when you desire to have healthy human relationships that are based on truth, integrity and care. As a survivor of Domestic Violence and Abuse, I know what marital love is, not because I received it from the man I was married to, … Continue reading love matters in quality relationships
Kudakwashe Nyakudya I knew of what Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) is through experience. I had not heard of its definition or legal classifications until the day police started to help me flee from my perpetrator, though I could describe what it was and how it manifested. Many people assume that DVA only relates to … Continue reading what is domestic violence & abuse?