You should not fear friends calling to visit, your children having play dates, you should not jump or tremble when a door slams in the wind, your dog barks at a bird or a friend knocks on your door for a coffee. These people, mainly men who have tortured you inside the sanctity of your relationsh
If the powers that be could only walk a week in your shoes inside your relationsh
Remember there was a time before that was better. There can be a time after that is also. Don't wish you hadn't started the relationsh
We need more strong organisati
Good luck be strong.
Go live the good life.
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Ladies you all deserve respect and to... be happy.
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#SafetyForAllSunday: "We owe our girls a world where they can speak up without fear of retribution and where their concerns are always taken seriously..."
Girl Scouts offers this helpful resource about talking to young girls about gender discrimination and harassment: https://buff.ly/2GLhMSd
It can be difficult to imagine life and relationships after abuse. But the abuse you survived does not define you, nor should it prevent you from living a happy life. Stay strong, and keep going.
The Parkland Shooting touches on a topic that we've been talking about all month - teen dating violence. The shooter stalked a female classmate and was abusive towards her during their relationship.
The impact of domestic violence cannot be ignored. Violence towards a romantic partner indicates a disregard for healthy boundaries and safety, which poses a risk for the entire community. More from philly.com.
"17-45% of lesbians have reported being a victim of at least one act of physical violence at the hands of a lesbian partner..."
Learn about the myths that prevent survivors experiencing abuse in lesbian relationships from getting help, from Everyday Feminism.
In the wake of Governor Wolf's budget address last week, Pennsylvania legislators have a lot to do to secure funding for domestic violence services in the next fiscal year. Contact your PA elected official and tell them to reaffirm their commitment to vulnerable members of your community by developing a comprehensive budget that protects ALL people. Find easy action steps in Women Against Abuse's Take Action Center: https://buff.ly/2G435su #WAATakeAction
How should you react if someone accuses you of violating their personal boundaries? Learn about what you can do to validate their feelings and restore trust (and what pitfalls to avoid) from Teen Vogue.