Talking about domestic violence is never easy. Talking about it with the children who witness violence can be both a heartbreaking
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If you have children with your abuser, then you already know how difficult it is to maintain a civil co-parenting status with
Your family member/best friend/coworker/neighbor discloses to you that he or she is having “relationship difficulties.” With a bit more digging, you come
But one day–tired of her life, tired of the evil before her, she found the courage to break her silence. She stood facing
1. Constantly doubting your self-worth. Where once you were self-confident and assured, you are now in people-pleasing mode. Your friends and family notice
Concerned citizens of all ages can become involved in prevention: Report suspected mistreatment to the local APS agency or law enforcement. Although a
If you’re planning to go to court to secure a permanent order of protection against your batterer, the ideal situation is to
“Her hands fumbled the doorknob, in hopes of a new beginning. But she dared not go.” Every victim has their reasons why
The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) is dedicated to creating a social, political, and economic environment in which domestic violence
By Kathyrn Carlson; Bright Horizons Shelter Advocate Racial minority women who are involved in domestic violence situations often do not see the