Domestic Violence

domestic violence

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence can be an incredibly isolating experience for those who have or are currently experiencing it.  It’s not uncommon for friends and family members to encourage the abused party to “just leave.”  While those who have experienced it know that leaving is not that easy.  There can be a number of reasons why it is not easy for someone...[ read more ]

Supporting Friends and Family Who May Be in a Domestic Abuse Situation

When our loved ones are struggling and in pain, it can be very difficult to know what to do to help them. Seeing friends and family in an abusive relationship can be particularly challenging. We just “want to shake them” and have them see what we see and follow our advice. But coming on too strong with our opinions and...[ read more ]