Living in a Violent Home
For teens, living in a house affected by domestic violence can have devastating, life-long effects. Teens living with domestic violence face the unique problem of trying to fit in with their peers while keeping their home life a secret. The result can be teens who never learn to form trusting, lasting relationships, or teens who end up in violent relationships themselves. But Rubyanna learned to survive living in a violent home through music.
Find out more about domestic violence on our Domestic Violence page.
The Cycle of Domestic Violence
Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is defined as a pattern of abusive behaviors by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, dating, family, or cohabitation. Denise Brown has made a life-long commitment to educate the public as well as improve the quality of living for women and children who have been victims of domestic violence, She is determined to banish the darkness and end the silence.
Find out more on our Domestic Violence page.