While it’s normal to want to help someone you love, there is no way to ‘save’ or ‘fix’ another person.
It’s important to try and understand what a person who is being abused is going through, why they might stay in an abusive relationship and how you can help by supporting and shifting power back to them.
Shahida Arabi offers tips for self-care, healing and recovery after abuse.
Troy Vincent, NFL executive vice president of Football Operations, writes about how he sees DV.
It’s natural to want to contact the police if someone you know is being abused, but consider these points before you do.