Movers Deliver Kindness In A Box ~ By Stephanie March

I sat here and sobbed as I read this. My first husband beat me too many times to count. My estimate is that he hit me, punched me, kicked me, slapped me, shoved me out of a moving car, etc., anywhere from 50 – 100 times before I finally found a way to take my child and leave him. My “family” did not want to help, and in those days — the 1970s — when I called the police, I was asked what I had done to provoke him.

God bless these wonderful young men with Meathead Movers, “…who believe that real men don’t hit women, real men help those in need.”

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A few days ago a close friend of mine sent me a news article about a California-based moving company, Meathead Movers, that is helping women and children affected by domestic violence move for free.

Chills instantly spread down my spine and tears filled my eyes as I read about this amazing act of kindness.

What these movers are doing impacts me on a very deep personal level. I am a survivor of domestic violence and four years ago this upcoming December marks the day that my life changed forever and the place I called home was instantly gone.

The police called me that day and told me to pack what would fit in my car and leave. I was told not to panic and panic is exactly what I did. How do you pack up a life in thirty minutes or less? You don’t. You leave it all behind.

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About Lynda Lee

Lynda Lee is my pen name. I am a former nurse, a Mensa member, and a writer, diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder caused by extreme trauma and narcissistic abuse. Formerly agnostic, I am now a Christian. My husband, a USMC Vietnam War Veteran and a Chaplain, has PTSD caused by combat. We've come a long way on our healing journey and we still have a ways to go. We put the FUN in dysfunctional. :-)
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