10/06/2014 11:37 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

How To Heal After Growing Up As A Child Of Domestic Violence, From Brian Martin (VIDEO)

How can children of domestic abuse cope with their experiences when they're all grown up? For Brian Martin, founder of Children of Domestic Violence and author of Invincible, his moment of healing began once he started talking about. When Brian shared his story with a close friend, he ended by saying that because of his circumstances, he feels that he lacks courage and confidence. His friend turned to him and said, "If you were able to overcome living in that house, what obstacle in life can't you overcome?" From that moment on, Brian saw everything clearer, and realized that you can't begin to heal unless you start to talk about your experience.

For the 10 lies that children of domestic violence believe, their reasons, and the truths behind them, view the slideshow below:

10 Lies From Childhood Domestic Violence

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