December 2021 - Human Options

Survivor Stories: Suzette’s Story

Suzette and the father of her children had not been together in over five years after she completed our Legal Advocacy services to seek help and get away from her ex. Moving on and into a new relationship, Suzette’s ex began stalking both Suzette and her partner threatening to kill them both. As she was heading home one night, her ex showed up with two of his friends. As she got out of her car to go into her home, she was grabbed from behind, and started getting punched her face and head. Suzette yelled for help but continued to get physically abused. Suzette’s neighbors ran out to try to…