Please note: Entries within this blog may contain references to instances of domestic abuse, dating abuse, sexual assault, abuse or harassment. At all times, Break the Cycle encourages readers to take whatever precautions necessary to protect themselves emotionally and psychologically.  If you would like to speak with an advocate, please contact a 24/7 peer advocate at 866-331-9474  or text "loveis" to 22522.

Real Stories: The Relationship Blog

June 22, 2007
The ever-growing popularity of online communities like MySpace and Facebook are raising concerns and eyebrows of parents everywhere, like a California couple whose teenage daughter developed a relationship online with a much older man.When Kristen’s mother discovered that she had been talking... Read More
May 17, 2007
Northrop Grumman supports Break the Cycle’s work to teach teens that they have a right to safe and healthy relationships.We are pleased to recognize Northrop Grumman Corporation for their continued support of Break the Cycle’s life-saving work with young people in Los Angeles.Northrop Grumman... Read More
May 04, 2007
Family Circle magazine’s June 2007 edition courageously tackles the difficult issue of what a parent can do to help a child experiencing dating violence. Contributing writer Richard Laliberte interviewed experts for the article including Break the Cycle’s director of national programs, Liza... Read More
April 25, 2007
During the month of April, Lifetime Television and Take5 on XM 155, a women’s talk and lifestyle channel, are partnering to stop violence against women.This year, Lifetime’s campaign features a new Lifetime original movie, A Life Interrupted, the story of rape-survivor Debbie Smith, who helped... Read More