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  • High-Tech Stalking Tactics

    High-Tech Stalking Tactics

    How abusers are faking phone calls and tracking victims through their online photos | Technology has given us many gifts: Phones that are also cameras. Cars that re... read more

  • Stay Safe: Know When Your Abuser Gets Out

    Stay Safe: Know When Your Abuser Gets Out

    Sign up for victim notifications so you can be prepared for when your abuser is let out of prison | Like many other survivors of domestic violence, Mary Byro... read more

  • Online Virtual Therapy

    Online Virtual Therapy

    We try out two Internet therapy sites to see if they really do have healing powers | Talking through trauma with a therapist is something survivors of domestic viol... read more

  • Abusers Go Online

    Abusers Go Online

    Just as technology expands, so do the ways abusers harass their victims | Cyber-abuse once was narrowly thought of as cyberbullying and online name-calling, and was... read more

  • Ask Amanda: How Can I Stop My Cyberstalker?

    Ask Amanda: How Can I Stop My Cyberstalker?

    Document everything and don’t ever reply | Q: Even though I broke up with my abusive ex-boyfriend six months ago, he continues harassing me with texts and Facebook me... read more

  • Safer Searching Online

    Safer Searching Online

    Two search engines help you search the web more covertly | Survivors of domestic violence live in constant scrutiny. Their abusers typically watch and know of their... read more

  • Smartphone Apps that Help You Document Abuse

    Smartphone Apps that Help You Document Abuse

    Retain notes, text, audio, video, images | It’s unfortunate but true: Domestic violence happens over and over and often, and it can take numerous incidents before j... read more

  • The New Cyberstalking

    The New Cyberstalking

    Technology means abusers have more ways to stalk than ever before | Google “cyberstalking” and you’ll find plenty of tips on how to protect yourself from creepy str... read more

  • Apps Designed to Keep You Safe

    Apps Designed to Keep You Safe

    Some of these new downloads could come in handy during an emergency | Our smart phones can do amazing things for us—set our crock-pots, lull us to sleep, spy on our... read more

  • More Domestic Violence Apps to Check Out

    More Domestic Violence Apps to Check Out

    The pros and cons of three more apps survivors can utilize | There’s no substitute for a professional advocate, an order of protection and an escape plan (when it’s... read more

  • How You Can Help Just By Using This Site

    How You Can Help Just By Using This Site

    Five ways to use DomesticShelters.org to help be a part of reducing violence | They say the aim of education is not knowledge, but action, which is why DomesticShel... read more

  • Using GPS to Track Batterers

    Using GPS to Track Batterers

    At least 23 states are using GPS to keep track of high-risk domestic violence offenders | Diane Rosenfeld believes many domestic violence homicides are preventable.... read more

  • Apps That Could Help Save Your Life

    Apps That Could Help Save Your Life

    Three downloads that can help you recognize and respond to domestic violence | Aspire Developed by the When Georgia Smiled: Robin McGraw Revelation Foundation, this s... read more

  • How to Spy Spyware on Your Phone

    How to Spy Spyware on Your Phone

    Are you being tracked via your cell phone? | Cyberstalking is easier than ever, and abusers are increasingly using spyware apps on cell phones to track their partne... read more

  • App Detects Dangerous Partners

    App Detects Dangerous Partners

    Not sure if what you're experiencing is abuse? Check the app | Can actually be with an abusive partner and not even recognize it? Unfortunately, it happens more o... read more