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3 08, 2016

Broken Bones, Broken Dreams—An Update

By |2016-08-03T12:32:09-04:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: blog, ipva|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Cover photo by Don Gillard     Towering over me and yelling at the top of his lungs, Antonio, my 6’4”, 280 pound muscled life partner, had me pinned against the wall--his huge, clammy left hand now grasping my neck!  I couldn’t move.                                              All the while, the following thoughts flashed in my head:   “This can’t be happening!  How can the man who’s repeatedly [...]

5 11, 2015

“Will It Ever End???,” Part Two

By |2015-11-05T21:53:50-05:00November 5th, 2015|Categories: blog, ipva|Tags: , , , |3 Comments

“After years of being beaten and emotionally abused, I managed to gather the strength and courage to leave him.  I thought that finally, I was in the clear!  But how wrong I was…    “He beat the crap out of one of my buddies--to find out where I was!  And before you know it, he ‘popped up’ on me, and…”     These are the [...]

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