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Most afternoons after school, I would get into trouble with my Mom because Benny made me stay with him while he worked on his car.When I told him that I had to leave, he told me that I wanted to rush home because I didn't care about him and that there were lots of girls who would want to hang around him.
She was only 13 when she met the man who would terrorize her for the next four years, and become the father of her first child.
By the time she moved into her dorm, his disdain for her socializing with others had extended to peers as well her family.
Jamie’s focus would quickly shift from school and athletics to keeping David appeased.
I was the girl who would say with pride that I would never let anyone, especially a boyfriend, hit me. He opened up to me immediately sharing the struggles with his family life growing up. He told me how his father was abusive to his mother and he hated him for it.
I knew that it existed in the world and I knew it was bad if it happened, but I had no idea it was called Domestic Violence, and I definitely had no idea how deeply dangerous, manipulative, gradual and lonely being abused was, until I met Phil. With the amazing upbringing I had experienced it was difficult for me to imagine living in a violent environment.
Jamie was a thriving student athlete with nothing but opportunity ahead of her.