There a lot of reasons even the most well-intentioned people won’t speak up if they witness violence or hear something that condones it. The truth is, silence can be harmful.
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While there’s no consensus on whether or not abusive partners can truly change, we know that some people do, but only when they genuinely want to change and devote themselves to doing so.
If you are in an abusive relationship and are in the process of taking (or deciding to take) legal action against your abusive partner, documentation of your partner’s abusive behaviors can be an important component of your case.
Have you ever felt pressured by your partner to have sex? Have you ever felt guilted into it, or felt like you weren’t able to say no? Abuse is often centered on power and control in all aspects of the relationship, so it’s not uncommon that an abusive partner will try to force intimacy.
Tax season is no one’s favorite time of the year – and an abusive relationship (whether you’re in one, planning on leaving, or have recently left) complicates it even further. Fortunately, there are a few economic resources that can be powerful tools in changing your circumstances for the better.
Anger is one of those electrical emotions that all of us experience — some more often or more easily than others — and different things provoke us and rile us up. It can be a healthy emotion up to a point. But it can get out of control and have negative effects on yourself and others.
The International Violence Against Women Act (I-VAWA) integrates violence prevention and response into U.S. foreign policy and supports proven programs that can reduce violence against women and girls.
When it comes to people making justifications about their unhealthy actions, it can be difficult to see through these excuses or recognize them for what they are.
Do you ever feel like your anger might be getting out of control? If anger is a common emotion in your life, chances are you’re causing undue harm to yourself and others.
It’s been an amazing year of milestones for the hotline, and we couldn’t have done it without the kindness and generosity from all of you. The hotline saw growth and change in 2013.
A pet can often become a tool for an abusive partner to hold power and control in the relationship. Concern for the safety of pets is also a reason that many victims stay in an abusive relationship. Read on to learn more.
During December, the Avon Foundation will match donations made to the hotline up to $200,000.
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