We believe it’s important for all survivors to feel as prepared as possible if they choose to contact the police.
Strangulation, or “choking,” is one of the more serious and potentially deadly forms of physical abuse.
Anyone can be in serious danger if their abusive partner has a gun. Here are some suggestions for safety planning around firearms.
“Mutual abuse” is a concept used when describing a relationship where both partners are abusive towards one another. But the thing about mutual abuse is that it doesn’t exist
The holidays are often a time of joy and community, but for people in abusive relationships, the holidays can be stressful and dangerous. We have some tips for creating a safety plan for yourself or a loved one.
Spiritual, or religious, abuse can occur between intimate partners. Learn some of the signs.
The period after childbirth can be a difficult time, especially for parents with abusive partners. Here are some tips and resources for safety during postpartum.
A birth plan can include measures for safety if you are also concerned about the impact or role of an abusive partner during the birth.
Because an abusive partner may see the unpredictability of pregnancy as an opportunity to increase power and control, if you’re pregnant it’s important to explore options to enhance your physical, emotional, financial and legal safety.
Pregnancy can be especially difficult if you are in an abusive relationship. Here are some tips for staying safe before and during the early months of pregnancy.