For years now I have had a dream, a way to really help women leaving an abusive relationship truly get back on their feet and regain their independence. It is constantly in the back of my mind, I know it would work; I just don’t know how to get it off the ground.
First; The reasons why women stay and the obstacles they face when they do leave.
1. No money, no way to support themselves so they are faced with living off of welfare (which in Canada is barely surviving let alone living)
2. Children, if they are young the woman wants to stay until the kids are in school. It is overwhelming to think of trying to find work, find day care, afford day care while working a minimum wage job.
3. :Low self esteem – they don’t feel they are capable of surviving- after all the N…
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