Diane had what most would consider an idyllic life. Married, college-educated, and mother of two, she owned a hom and was seen in the community as competent and successful. Yet, for ten years her husband emotionally and physically abused her. When she contacted New Destiny, she was impoverished, had no access to her husband’s assets and was suddenly a single parent. New Destiny offered her an affordable apartment and the guidance and the courage to go on.