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    Women as the Abusers

    One shelter has begun seeing more male survivors step forward than ever | When you think about victims of domestic violence, is the first image that comes to mind a... read more

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    When Abusers Threaten Revenge Porn

    When abusers share sexually explicit images without your permission | Nothing ever really disappears from the Internet, and that’s exactly the threat some abusers a... read more

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    10 Patterns of Verbal Abuse

    This form of abuse can be harder to recognize than you may think | It can sound like name-calling, constantly correcting someone’s behavior or yelling at, denouncin... read more

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    Gaslighting: Could You Be Missing the Signs?

    Psychological abuse so subtle, you may not even realize it’s happening | Gaslighting is a term that describes a type of emotional and psychological abuse in which a... read more

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    When Incest Accompanies Domestic Violence

    The sexual assault hotline director of RAINN answers questions on this tough topic | It’s a difficult issue that few want to think about, much less discuss, yet man... read more