Shelter Guest- Amy*

The Crisis Center of Central New Hampshire has changed my life. I am so grateful to have been a guest there. When I first arrived I was scared, shaken, and confused.   I was so far away from home, in another state. I was alone and had no one. I didn’t know what to think because […]

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Holly

“Holly” lives in a quiet Merrimack County town with her husband and two children. She has a great job and a house that she owns. She is lively and generally optimistic about her future. This is a drastically different Holly from the one we met three years ago. Holly’s first husband was the ideal mate. […]

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Please Don’t Put Me in the Basement

“Please Don’t Put Me in the Basement” (A poem) Please don’t put me in the basement… Please don’t put me in the basement… You’ve got that look again. It is a sure thing… there will be pain. I try to make things calm, quiet and fast. You try to justify, lie and buck pass. Please […]

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