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The Loneliness of Domestic Violence

The Loneliness of Domestic Violence Alt title: Why You Feel Alone In many crises, one of the first things counselors and loved ones will tell you is that you aren’t alone. If you are going through cancer treatment, are in financial trouble, or suffer from anxiety, a million websites and friends will explain how you […]

How to Avoid Being Triggered by the News Cycle

How to Avoid Being Triggered by the News Cycle Whether you follow politics or not, the recent news cycle has been rife with stories of sexual assault and abuse. For people who are recovering from physical violence, some of these stories – even the ones told in solidarity – can be a psychological trigger. A […]

A Night Out

The Landmark Inn presents “A Night Out,” a benefit for the Women’s Center. Tickets are $50 per person, and includes food and music. A cash bar. Tickets available by calling 906-225-1346, or stop in at The Women’s Center at 1310 S. Front Street. Sponsors: Landmark Inn, UPHP, Downtown Eyecare, Elegant Seagulls, VAST, VANGOS, Huron Mountain […]

Filing a Personal Protection Order

Steps for Filing a Personal Protection Order in Michigan Leaving an abusive partner is a difficult first step. Once you’ve left, protecting yourself from this person may still be an issue; many abusers continue to haunt their partners longer after the decision to leave.  Obtaining a personal protection order, known as a PPO, is one […]

Why You Should Be Shopping At PakRatz

Why You Should Be Shopping At PakRatz   If you haven’t discovered PakRatz ReSale Shop in Marquette yet, you are missing an Upper Michigan gem. Conveniently located near the shores of Lake Superior at 1310 S. Front St, PakRatz features a spacious showroom and ample parking. It is a favorite stop among locals and out-of-towners […]