Tag: abuse

Defining Domestic Violence

‚ÄúDomestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence,…

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Types of Domestic Violence

When people think about what domestic violence looks like, they often think about it in terms of bruises and black eyes. While physical abuse is one of the most common forms of domestic violence, the reality is that domestic violence…

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Abuse in LGBTQ+ Relationships

Domestic abuse and sexual violence prevention movements have become stronger since these issues hit the public spotlight. Notable cultural shifts, like the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Title IX advocacy, criminalization of marital rape, are clear signs that increased awareness and…

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What is a Healthy Teen Dating Relationship?

Navigating romantic relationships can be difficult at any age. Building and maintaining healthy romantic relationships is often a skill we build over time, developing as we grow and learn more about ourselves and others. Specifically, the added stress of surging…

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Sex Trafficking: What you didn’t know

When most people think about human trafficking, they often think about it as a problem that does not happen in the United States. The reality is, human trafficking is a national and international crime that occurs frequently within the United…

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