Financial issues can make you feel stuck, like your whole world is on hold. For someone leaving abuse or thinking about leaving, this can be one of biggest factors that gets in the way.
In a relationship where some form of abuse is present, it is not uncommon that an abusive partner extends their power and control into the area of finances.
We talk with psychologist Martha Ramos Duffer about the ins and outs of deciding to start counseling, and how you can tell if it’s working for you.
To learn more about the process of starting counseling and how to find the right counselor for you, we met up with licensed clinical psychologist and motivational speaker Martha Ramos Duffer.
On Tuesday evening, loveisrespect Director Brian Pinero spoke with Huffington Post Live about what we should do as bystanders if we witness something.
Every person’s situation is unique, and you may be unable to leave a situation for a complex combination of different reasons. Check out reasons 41-50 that could prevent someone from leaving.
We’re making our way through “50 Obstacles to Leaving” in hopes of illuminating the barriers that often prevent someone from getting out of an abusive relationship.
Numbers 21-30 from Sarah Buel’s “50 Obstacles to Leaving, or, Why Victims Stay” piece.
Can you imagine the frustration of a victim being asked, “Why don’t you just leave?” Here are reasons 11-20.
We’ve adapted Sarah M. Buel’s “Fifty Obstacles to Leaving, a.k.a., Why Abuse Victims Stay” — 50 different reasons that she has encountered during her 22 years of work in the domestic violence field.