Diane is one of millions of women around the world who experience violence within their own home. It is a prevalent issue that has continued for centuries affecting every race, economic status and culture. After a traumatic experience with her second abusive husband, Diane finally sought the help she needed to escape and move on with her life. She went to Middle Way House, a shelter for women in Bloomington, Indiana, and has been there for two years. She is currently working at their food retail store and taking classes, such as photography, to learn new skills for when she leaves. This is her story.