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  • 3 Ways to Listen to Your Gut

    Your intuition is trying to warn you of danger ... are you ignoring it? | It’s likely we’ve all met that person at some point in our lives that makes us take a paus... read more

  • Its Okay to Argue

    You’re in a healthy relationship now. So what does a healthy argument look like? | In their relationships with abusers, most domestic violence survivors focused on ... read more

  • Overcoming Anger

    How to keep anger from interfering with new relationships | After enduring any type of abuse, it’s natural to be angry. Maybe you’re angry with your abuser. The legal ... read more

  • You Can Stop Apologizing Now

    What it means when you can't stop saying ‘I’m sorry’ after escaping abuse | Heartfelt apologies can go a long way. “I’m sorry what I said hurt your feelings.” ... read more

  • Express Yourself

    Learning to find your voice again after escaping an abusive relationship can take work | Leaving an abusive partner is hard work. And when you do manage to escape, ... read more

  • Starting a New Relationship After Abuse

    Four steps to consider before dating again | It is not uncommon for domestic violence survivors to feel hesitant, skeptical or cautious about establishing new intim... read more

  • Where Are Your Boundaries?

    How to both determine and voice your personal boundaries in relationships | When was the last time you thought about your personal boundaries? They are the non-negoti... read more

  • How Do You Find Safe People?

    Looking for these three qualities will start you off on the right foot | After escaping abuse, finding a person who makes you feel safe can be like a breath of fres... read more

  • Recognizing 'Unsafe People'

    Authors identify three types of people who often spell trouble | Safe means that we feel protected from danger, that we feel cared for and not likely to be harmed. ... read more

  • Dating After Domestic Violence

    How to begin to take that leap when you think you can’t trust again | It can seem inconceivable when you’re going through it, but after every breakup—even those fro... read more

  • 4 Ways to Find a Healthy Relationship

    Watch for these red flags early on | Scary thought: It’s not uncommon for a batterer to be the most charming person in the room when you first meet them. It’s not u... read more

  • Can Abusers Change?

    Once an abuser, always an abuser? Signs that recovery is possible | It’s a hotly debated topic with no easy answer. Can people change? Sure, we all change as we matur... read more