Escaping #DomesticViolence #WeOut - Paper Doll Lina (#GetHelp or #GetOut) - Author Robyn Lucas on Get On Code


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Writer, Survivor, and Storyteller Robyn Lucas joins the #GetOnCodeShow to discuss her newest novel. In PAPER DOLL LINA, debut novelist Robyn Lucas' main character Lina Henry is a devoted mother and wife who has come to think of herself as a fragile paper doll. She lives in a beautiful home, her husband David is a well-to-do investment banker, and her two teenagers are wonderful, kind kids. To the outside world, she has it all. But behind closed doors, Lina’s paper doll life is being torn apart by her controlling, manipulative, and abusive husband. Along the way, #RobynLucas shares how Sisters can #GetOut of destructive relationships. “I had a dream the weekend Charlottesville happened and started writing rather immediately to distract myself from the chaos,” explains Lucas. “Little did I know I was writing about intimate partner violence that mirrored that of my marriage and echoed some of what my friends and neighbors were going through. Slowly, I began to put the pieces together and realized my own marriage was far from normal and I needed to either get help or get out. The abuse escalated until I had to take out a protective order September 2018. After 19 years of marriage, my divorce was finalized October 2019.” Robyn Lucas has partnered with FreeFrom* to raise money and awareness about domestic abuse and has already donated $1,000 to the cause, which supports survivors of domestic abuse in building financial security. For more information, visit #FreeFrom is a national organization whose mission is to dismantle the nexus between intimate partner violence and financial insecurity. For more information,

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