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“All sorrows can be borne if put into a story”

In our support groups, stories are central. The group is a safe place for women to talk about what is happening or has happened in their lives. For many women, the group is the only place they can talk about these things. We see how, by getting to tell the stories of their lives, women […]

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The moment I realized the abuse was not my fault

A woman from one of our groups shared this feedback with us. We want to share it with you: I loved being in the When Love Hurts Support Group. It was so helpful for me. One moment that stands out for me is the moment that I understood that it wasn’t my fault. The abuse […]

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Support Groups

We run “When Love Hurts” support groups in New Westminster, Langley, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Mission and Chilliwack. If you would like more information about the support group, please email me at Karen@McAndless-Davis.com. Or phone me at 604-528-8042

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Support Groups staring in the Vancouver Area

Every fall we start When Love Hurts support groups in the Vancouver area. If you know a woman who might appreciate the support and care of this group please give her the below info. The group is for any woman who has experienced any form of abuse (verbal, emotional, spiritual, social, sexual, physical etc.) There is […]

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Support Groups

This past week was the end of another amazing support group here in the Vancouver area. At the close of the evening, women shared what the 10 weeks had meant to them. They talked about the power of being listened to, respected and affirmed. They spoke of how wonderful it was to be in a […]

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Lynn’s Story

Noellee Mowatt is nineteen years old, nine months pregnant, an immigrant to this country and currently in prison in Ontario. Why is she in prison? Because she will not testify against her boyfriend in court. Yesterday I talked to a recent client of mine who I thought had some things in common with Noellee and […]

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