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Taking Care of You

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    Stop a Flashback in Its Tracks

    Grounding techniques can bring you back to the present | It can happen in an instant. A scene on television, a couple fighting or a whiff of cologne is all it takes to... read more

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    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

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    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

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    Break the Silence

    A survivor’s retreat in San Diego helps women begin their healing journey | “But no one believes me.” “I can’t make the nightmares stop.” “Will I ever be able t... read more

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    When the Work Is Too Much 

    5 ways to avoid burnout when you advocate for domestic violence survivors | Jessica Teperow, director of prevention programs for the Massachusetts-based organization R... read more