Episode 60: Not Broken – LaRae Lobdell

Hosted by Laura Hughes

If you are in a situation of domestic violence, you can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 at 1−800−799−7233

Road travel is not always a vacation, or a luxury. In fact, many times women hit the road it’s out of necessity or to find healing. For single mom LaRae Lobdell, healing couldn’t begin until she felt safe from her experiences with domestic violence– and the best way she was able to reclaim control of her life was to get in the car and go.

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In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • LaRae’s story of injury, healing, and domestic violence
  • How she made the move from two different violent relationships
  • What red flags LaRae saw in her relationships
  • How she continues to keep herself and her daughter safe
  • Why LaRae found security in road travel
  • Resources domestic violence survivors can use to make the transition to safety

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Photos by LaRae Lobdell


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