Survivor Story #30 – Eva’s story: Lies, theft and extreme love of material possessions and status


Eva’s story: Lies, theft and extreme love of material possessions and status

“After being in the new apartment for almost a year he proposed to me. The way he proposed was sick. He is from Iran and claims he came to The United States by himself when he was 17. He also stated that he had criminal charges for possession of marijuana and that he could get deported on his court date. I said that I did not know if I was ready to marry him and then he said that he could just pay someone else to marry him. I thought that it was extremely rude for him to say that, but I did not want to have to live with him getting deported just because I did not marry him.” Read more.

Each day during the month of October, column author Paula Carrasquillo will feature a story written by a survivor of domestic violence. At the end of October, a compilation of all stories will be available for free as an e-book.

*All names have been changed to protect the survivor and the survivor’s family and friends.

My latest TWTC story–Lance Armstrong’s ‘jailhouse’ confession: Do we care?

Lance Armstrong's "jailhouse" confessionEver since writing my October 2012 post comparing Lance Armstrong’s behavior to that of a narcissistic abuser, I have anticipated his next move. I wasn’t the least bit surprised when The New York Times reported last Friday that he might be ready to come forward and confess.

Pfft! Who cares? What good is his word now?

Read my latest Washington Times Communities story:

Lance Armstrong’s pending “jailhouse” confession: Do we care?

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