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  • Why Survivors Should Set Goals for the Future

    October 15, 2014 Think long-term when you're escaping violence  | Business mogul Bill Gates once said that people tend to overestimate what they can do in one y... read more

  • Teaching Teens About Dating Violence

    October 08, 2014 Learning about healthy relationships early means less chance of domestic violence later on | We teach our children from a young age to be kind to ... read more

  • Domestic Violence in the Military

    October 01, 2014 Why abuse is more prominent and less reported among military couples | One in four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime and c... read more

  • Can He Rape Me if We're Married?

    September 24, 2014 Marital rape is a very real—and very illegal—offense | Make no mistake about it—marital rape is a serious form of violence and an often-present co... read more

  • Roger Goodell Announces NFL's Plans to Address Abuse

    September 19, 2014 Read transcript and watch video | Here is the statement from NFL and its Commissioner Roger Goodell on the league's plans for code of conduct an... read more

  • Protecting Your Email

    September 17, 2014 Abusers will use any means to exert control, including stalking your online activity | Abusers don’t always resort to just physical violence to ... read more

  • What Makes People Choose to Abuse?

    September 10, 2014 There’s no simple way to predict who will become a batterer | Let's look at an alarming dichotomy for a second: Abusive partners inflict violence o... read more

  • Will He Kill You?

    September 10, 2014 Signs that mean violence could turn deadly | No matter if a survivor has endured an abusive partner for two dates or two decades, abusers have the ... read more

  • Why Doesn't She Just Leave?

    September 03, 2014 Many survivors with abusive partners are trapped out of fear | A commonly heard question when it comes to abuse is, “Why doesn’t the victim just l... read more

  • Staying Strong After Leaving the Shelter

    August 27, 2014 Why some survivors consider returning to an abusive partner | Make no mistake about it—seeking help from a domestic violence shelter is a courageou... read more

  • When It's Time to Go: Part II

    August 20, 2014 8 steps to take to get out safely and hide well  | A safety plan is important to think about when a survivor is ready to leave their abuser. Pa... read more

  • Do You Know Where Your Money Is?

    July 17, 2014 Achieving financial freedom is one step toward starting a new life after abuse | Taking control of one’s own financial matters is a valuable life ... read more

  • Home Options Beyond the Shelter

    July 14, 2014 A shelter can provide a temporary escape—but, what next? | When domestic violence survivors escape a dangerous home situation, they often find s... read more

  • When It's Time to Go: Part I

    July 11, 2014 A checklist of essentials to take with you when escaping abuse | Walking out the door and away from an abuser—or kicking an abusive partner out... read more

  • Home Safe Home: The Housing First Program

    July 09, 2014 Escaping violence shouldn't mean living on the streets | Many survivors of domestic violence find that they have to move out of their homes ... read more