In light of the tragic fatal shooting that took place last week at Erie County Medical Center, which most speculate stemmed from an ongoing domestic abuse situation, a local woman agreed to do a face-to-face interview regarding her woes surrounding being abused on and off for nearly 20 years.

Kimberly Wells has some advice for you if your being abused and makes an appeal to women who are being or have been abused to join together to support one another and educate other women -- especially younger women -- concerning what they can do about their situation.

You can reach out to Kimberly Wells confidentially at