We use many different words when we’re describing abuse: systematic, power, control, pattern, purposeful. One word we don’t use when talking about abusive relationships is cycle.
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Sometimes our advocates have to get extra creative to keep someone safe. Here are some ingenious safety planning strategies that advocates have suggested to callers in the past.
Leaving an abusive relationship or just having left one can be extremely difficult. Thankfully there are laws in place that help prevent employment and housing discrimination.
Pregnancy can be full of excitement but also comes with an added need for support. If your partner is abusive toward you, it can make these months of transition difficult.
Reproductive coercion is a form of power and control where one partner strips the other of the ability to control their own reproductive system.
Take a look at some empowering apps, websites and projects that are changing the way we see abuse.
Financial issues can make you feel stuck, like your whole world is on hold. For someone leaving abuse or thinking about leaving, this can be one of biggest factors that gets in the way.
In a relationship where some form of abuse is present, it is not uncommon that an abusive partner extends their power and control into the area of finances.
We talk with psychologist Martha Ramos Duffer about the ins and outs of deciding to start counseling, and how you can tell if it’s working for you.
To learn more about the process of starting counseling and how to find the right counselor for you, we met up with licensed clinical psychologist and motivational speaker Martha Ramos Duffer.
On Tuesday evening, loveisrespect Director Brian Pinero spoke with Huffington Post Live about what we should do as bystanders if we witness something.
Every person’s situation is unique, and you may be unable to leave a situation for a complex combination of different reasons. Check out reasons 41-50 that could prevent someone from leaving.
- Tips for Safely Reaching Out for SupportJuly 27, 2016 - 11:51 am
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