Domestic violence, and the terrors surrounding its existence, is one of the saddest realities of this world we live in today. What’s the source of the beginning and the end of this violence? My truth be told, I have often blamed myself and also came to the realization that only I controlled the end of the violence committed against me. Unfortunately, some learned the deadly truth when it was too late. We all must overcome and love ourselves enough to not be the statistic of those who never made it out to tell their stories.