Activist Malika Saada Saar, director of the Human Rights Project for Girls (Rights4Girls), shares her thoughts during our #SeeDV Campaign.
This October, join our DVAM campaign by telling us how you #SeeDV. We’re inviting everyone to speak up.
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.
Have you ever thought that you may be behaving in a way that could be physically or mentally harmful to your partner? These behaviors are difficult to recognize if you’re the one doing them.
Many older Americans are in abusive relationships that either begin in or persist into later life. No one deserves abuse, and no matter what your situation, there are ways to find help.
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.
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.