They lived a nightmare and navigated challenges that we can't even imagine. I'm humbled that Lynne Rosychuk has stepped into The Inner Circle.
We'll share the story of an incredible and courageous mother and her painful yet inspiring journey. This story needs to be heard and shared all around the world. Today we'll dig into the harsh reality of domestic violence.
This episode is dedicated to the memory of Jessica Martel and all women that suffer from abuse. YOU ARE NOT ALONE.
What You’ll Hear in This Episode:
- 2:28 - Lynne explains her life project -Jessie's House-, the dream is to build an emergency home for individuals and families fleeing domestic violence. An amazing place for anyone.
- 3:42 - We start with the beginning of Jessie's story. A soul who loved people, and never thought twice to help anyone in need.
- 5:48 - The beginning of the end. Lynne shares the start of the relationship that would put her on a devastating path.
- 11:38 - Lynne talks about her relationship with James.
- 18:15 - Lynne takes us back when things were getting worse and worse. There was a safety plan, but all went wrong.
- 24:03 - Lynne opens up about what life has been after Jessie passed away, she became the mother of her grandchildren, and attempts to help them overcome what happened and be themselves again.
- 32:14 - The psychiatrist told Lynne that the kids were beyond her help, they could be dangerous, so she had to make a decision and take action to help them out.
- 40:48 - People felt her pain, empathized with her and wanted to help her continue in life.
- 43:37 - Lynne talks about the dream of making Jessie's House a reality, and what to do if you want to be part of Jessie's and Lynne's story.
- "Abusers have a really good way to talk themselves out of bad situations".
- "We really tried to be supportive of him so he wouldn't be harsh on Jessica".
- "Only 50% of domestic violence is reported because most often women aren't believed or there's nowhere they can go, they become homeless".
- "The psychiatrist kept saying that we should abandon the kids to children services, that that would be their best chance for getting the proper services".
- "Community is key".
- "The simplest gestures go a long way".
Domestic abuse is wrong at any level. I urge you to not cause it, and if you suffer it... Please take action and get help.
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