Today marks the first day of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I will forever stand for this cause. There are so many women and men filled with embarrassment and continue to make excuses for the people who inflict this type of pain upon them. Some people are blind to that fact that they have even become a victim of domestic violence because it is the only type of treatment that they have ever received or witnessed growing up. I wanted to share a song that was almost written poetically that explains how this can feel.
Brooke Valentine – Laugh Til I Cry
Right from the start hell yeah
You were the one even without a kiss you were so much fun
Hurting me all the time but yet it felt so good
Knock me down but my love still stood
You didn’t wanna hurt me but you still did
Couldn’t see behind my back you split wrapped up in love I couldn’t control it guess now i see
Just what it meant I didn’t know what real love was all the hits you gave should had been hugs
I laughed till I cried
I seem so happy on the outside
I lied, how was I to know it at that time I was so busy laughing now I’m crying
And I can’t deny some times were good
I wouldn’t save myself if I could
Blind and naive I was a fool and lucky me I ran into you
I ask you if you love me you say uh-uh wanna take me out you say uh-uh still had a way of
Getting to me hold me tight and I forget everything still to this day I think of you, you taught me
To see through the lies and get to the truth.
I laughed till I cried I seem so happy on the outside I cried how was I to know if at that
Time so busy laughing now I’m crying.
The laughter keeps going and my hearts not showing it’s lies (it’s lies) I wish I
Could show you how many times I cried.
– Krissy G
If You or someone you know is experiencing any form of Domestic Violence. Please contact the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-SAFE (7233). If you need more assistance please fill out the form below and I will help point you in the right direction.