Category Archive: Child Abuse

Sep 18 2014

Journey from Abuse to Advocacy

SEETHEIDEA MARGARET WAAGE PHOTOGRAPHY Ten lives have been claimed by intimate partner violence in Connecticut in 2014 according to The Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence. That statistic is too high for Casey Morley, a survivor who is speaking out to raise domestic violence awareness. Morley, a Southington resident, is the author of newly published ‘Crawling Out: One Woman’s Journey to an …

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Aug 17 2014

Crawling Out – The Male Perspective

Crawling Out – The Male Perspective When I started writing this book, I never thought I would make such an impact by sharing my story. I thought I might help other women, victims like myself, understand there’s help available, and that they too can find the courage and strength to crawl out from an abusive …

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Aug 10 2014

What Readers Are Saying About Crawling Out

Here’s what some people are saying about my book, Crawling Out, now available at … A Strong Woman’s Journey Casey Morley’s gripping memoir is about an always hopeful woman’s growth into her own, after a grim past in which she felt more like property than a gift. Her writer’s voice is open and charming. …

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Jul 12 2014

Casey Morley Pens Personal Story of Abuse to Help Other Victims Heal (Press Release)

Casey Morley pens personal story of abuse to help other victims heal. Southington, Conn. (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Safe Horizon, the largest victim’s advocacy group in the United States, estimates that more than three million children witness domestic violence and abuse in their homes. Without help, the advocacy group states, girls in particular are more vulnerable to …

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Jan 19 2014

Advice From a Friend

I am always so grateful when my readers take the time to comment on my posts and share their experiences. After all, that is what blogging is all about …. conversation (the 2-way kind). I just had to share this comment that I received recently from a friend because she was so kind to offer …

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Dec 20 2013

Thank You Friends and Neighbors

As I shared in one of my earlier posts, October was Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I thought this would be a great time to share my soon-to-be-published book, Crawling Out, the story of my own journey of overcoming a life filled with domestic abuse. You see, after pondering the alarming statistics on the many domestic …

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Apr 04 2013

Domestic Violence−Please Help

In a previous post, I shared my connection as a salon professional to a national campaign called Cut It Out, Salons Against Domestic Violence. As I was checking out their resource page, at, I discovered the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence [CCADV] right here in Wethersfield, Connecticut. CCADV is the recognized leading voice for …

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