I have recently been reminded of the fear that returns when you are being stalked. This is part of my story that I haven’t shared yet. After separating from an Abuser it is the most dangerous time for a woman who has been in an abusive relationship. And once we leave, the stalking begins.
What is stalking you ask?
Being hunted down with the intent to harm or kill – just like an animal.
That’s what it feels like. Your phone starts ringing – 15 times in an hour, you get home from work and there are flowers on your front step with no note, you drive to the store and see his car in the rear view mirror, you wake up in the middle of the night to someone outside your patio door – that’s what it is like.
According to WomensHealth.gov:
Stalking is contact (usually…
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