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  • How to Protect Your Identity

    July 07, 2014 6 ways to evade an abuser's attempts to steal your personal information | Abusers are cunning individuals bent on exerting power and control in... read more

  • Getting Kids Out of Harm's Way

    July 06, 2014 Escaping abuse should be an urgent concern when children are involved | An estimated 8 million children a year are exposed to domestic violence in ... read more

  • Steps to Safety After a PPO

    July 05, 2014 When it's time to escape, make sure to have a plan | About 20% of abuse victims file for a personal protection order, or PPO, according to t... read more

  • Abusive Red Flags Everyone Should Know

    July 04, 2014 The signs that your partner could turn violent | One in three women will experience domestic violence at some point in their lifetime. According to... read more

  • Don't Underestimate the Power of Support

    July 04, 2014 Connecting with other survivors after abuse can lessen PTSD, flashbacks and depression  | Escaping a violent or abusive partner is a monumental ... read more

  • This Is What Abuse Looks Like

    July 03, 2014 Spotting the signs, red flags and warning signals of abuse could save your life | Sometimes the hardest part about getting help when you’re with... read more

  • A Deadly Cycle

    July 02, 2014 The four stages of abuse can happen over and over— until you stop them | There's a certain script domestic violence follows and survivors know it w... read more

  • How to Get a Personal Protection Order

    July 01, 2014 Don’t feel overwhelmed by the process—advocacy agencies can help | Protection orders, sometimes referred to as restraining orders and injunction... read more

  • Profile of an Abuser

    July 01, 2014 Is it possible to spot an abusive partner before you get involved? | No one ever plans to venture out into the dating world and choose an abusiv... read more

  • Protect Yourself with a PPO

    June 26, 2014 The three types of personal protection orders you can obtain | Survivors have the right to protect themselves against their abusers, and the court... read more

  • What is Domestic Violence?

    June 26, 2014 Know the 5 types of domestic violence | Domestic violence isn’t always visible. There may be no outward signs of abuse, no visits to the ER—but v... read more

  • Domestic Violence Statistics

    May 01, 2014 The hard truth about domestic violence | Alarming statistics indicate that, as you read this short sentence, a woman has become the victim of as... read more