Manipulation, coercion, verbal abuse, and gaslighting tore the fabric of her worldview as her abuser shrunk Tracy’s life to an existence. The worst part of it all was the psychological abuse she endured.
“I was living in my car and then I think a year passed and I couldn’t keep my job and I couldn’t keep the payments for the car. I did end up for about three weeks on the street and then a place opened up [at Simonka Place] for me.
“…selling drugs, doing drugs, staying up late trying to make ends meet just to pay bills and provide a better life for my children and future. But my addiction took over everything and I lost sight of what was important,” admits Jacorie.