Today’s How I See DV perspective comes from Barbara Van Dahlen, named by TIME magazine as one of the 100 most influential people in the world. She talks to us about where post traumatic stress, military and abuse meet.
Tonya Turner, Director of Legal Services at Break the Cycle, tells us about her work with LGBTQ dating abuse.
We recently debunked the myth that abuse can be described as a cycle. If we can’t describe it that way, is there a more accurate way to talk about abuse?
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.