How One Woman Escaped Abusive Relationship

Donna Thompson reveals steps she took to finally leave


By Monique Williams

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) -- In the ten years it took Donna Thompson to finally leave her abusive boyfriend, it would be another nine months to successfully execute her plan of escape. It's all a distant memory now, but she shares her story so other domestic violence victims can empower themselves to leave for good.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, contact the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (SCCADVASA) at 803-256-2900 or 1-800-260-9293. You may also contact Sistercare, a battered women's and children's shelter on its 24hr crisis hotline at 803-765-9428.

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