Jillian ‘JJ’ Simmons speaks on overcoming abusive relationships and newest book

HOUSTON — Being in an abusive relationship is hard, but getting out of one is tougher.

After overcoming two abusive relationships, author, speaker and veteran radio host Jillian "JJ" Simmons of JJ On The Mic spoke with Morning Dose's Maggie Flecknoe about the importance of putting yourself first and changing your abusive experience into a testimony for others.

To purchase JJ's book, "Without Bruises: A Journey to Hope, Help and Healing," click here.

To purchase JJ's newest book, "Respect My Crown: A 30-Day Affirmation Journal to Manifest Your Vision," click here.

JJ's powerful message continues below: