12 Ways to Support Abuse Victims - SwanWaters
Dealing with a toxic relationship is hard work, and no survivor can go it alone. If you know someone who is in a toxic relationship, be it with a partner, a parent or someone at work, I can assure you they can use some help. What I have also learned from experience, is that not all help – however well-intended – is in fact helpful.
You Can Get PTSD From Staying In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship
By Jennifer Williams-Fields Stop. Just stop asking why a woman is so stupid and so weak when she stays in an abusive relationship. There’s no answer you can possibly understand. Your judgment only further shames abused women. It shames women like me. There was no punch on the very first date with my ex-husband. That’s...
20 Signs Your Partner Is Controlling
The stereotype of a controlling partner is one who is physically intimidating and threatening. Sometimes, the signs are much more subtle—but the danger is just as real.
11 Steps to Take If You Suspect Your Child Is In An Unhealthy Relationship
1 in 3 girls and 1 in 4 guys will be in an abusive relationship and young women 16-24 are most at risk for dating abuse. How parents can help.