Women's Survival Stories
Below are some women's stories of self defense with a gun. Women who found themselves in very scary life threatening situations. They lived to share their stories because they were Well Armed Women; Empowered, Smart & Strong
It the was morning of Black Friday and I finally had a day off from my new job. My dogs (shepherds) began barking like crazy about 4:30 AM. We have a lot of deer that use the dry creek bed behind me as a highway so I dismissed their barking. Then I heard a voice. I had left my exterior lights on and ..
After working in the ER for several months, the “frequent flyers” were becoming a problem for my husband. While the other providers were willing to feed these addicted individuals, my husband is a stickler when it comes to the law and after sending several of them to jail, (on more than one occasion), they began ..
By Susan Callaway Certified NRA instructor for handguns, self defense, CRSO The dedication page of my new book reads: To the man I had to shoot to save my life. Yes, you read it right. I've already had to shoot a man in self defense. Here's the story. In 1982 I was living alone at the ..
I lived just on the edge of downtown Fort Worth Texas. I was the manager of 3 apartment houses and lived in one of them. One of my tenants from another house had a visitor that had been released on parole just 2 1/2 weeks earlier. He decided to get high, drunk or a combination of both and decide..
Peggy's Story When Gary Miller was 11 years old he beat his step-father with a brick. He was committed to the California Youth Authority until he was released at the age of 16. He then began a career of burglary and car theft, serving his first prison sentence before the year was ov..
Contributed by Kelly Curtis When I saw the white Suburban, I knew it was a mistake crossing the last road and continuing south on the railroad tracks. Still, the evening’s golden light across the alfalfa fields, the purple sky, and the fresh air beckoned me. I was in a new town, still learning the streets and ..
I was protected by a gun, that I thought I didn't need, but was made to carry by my husband. I worked in the city and traveled 37 miles each way from home. I was picking up one of my employees at his apartment complex while his vehicle was in the shop. One morning around 6 a.m., it was still dark when..
I had gone alone to Target and I parked "out" a bit as I always do, and down the center aisle right in front of the door. I tried to make sure there were no vans or SUV's next to me. I scouted the parking lot for potential dangerous situations, made a mental note of two guys milling around between the door to Targ..
I was 24, my husband was deployed in Iraq. He comes from a well armed hunting family from Nebraska, so before he left he bought a high point 45 pistol for me, I was told to keep it under my bed. My little sister and her 9 month old son were staying with me, and one night we woke up to my kitchen and ..
Earlier this year, I interviewed a reader of The Well-Armed Woman blog about a situation where she was required to use her gun in self-defense. The kind of situation in which any of us could find ourselves. We have changed her name and some of the details to protect her identity. Please share your thoughts..
Below are some women's stories of self defense with a gun. Women who found themselves in very scary life threatening situations. They lived to share their stories because they were Well Armed Women; Empowered, Smart & Strong. If you know of a story, or have one yourself please share it with us. Email..
Back in 1994 I had moved to our new home with our 2 daughters and hubby was to join us in a year after he retired from the Navy. I was never afraid without him as I had to go 6 months or more at times while he was on deployments, so I was used to it. One day, the girls and I went out shopping and I always locked our do..
Don't Mess With Mama Survival Stories Submitted by various customers Several years ago, my husband and I were camping at a non-regulated camp area along the Mississippi River. Our 3 young children and 2 other families were with us. There were a few other campers scattered along the banks..