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.
If you’re in an abusive relationship, or if you’ve left one, you are likely even more concerned than the average person about maintaining privacy online. For most of us it may not be possible to opt out of using the internet altogether, but there are a few things you can do to maximize your online privacy.
The prevalence of digital abuse has been gaining traction in the media lately, and our advocates frequently field questions from callers and chatters about it. Still, many people don’t know what constitutes digital abuse and are not able to recognize the signs.
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.
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.
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.
Today, backed by more than 17 years of dedicated work, we’re proud to announce the expansion of our national Hotline services to include live online chat.
In an unhealthy or abusive relationship, making justifications for a partner’s behavior is common. Have you ever found yourself apologizing for the actions of your partner?
At The Hotline we also frequently speak with people who identify as abusive, or who are concerned about behaviors that may be unhealthy.
While people do have the capacity to change, they need to deeply want to and be committed to all aspects of change in order to begin to do so.