Bad news. You had termites in your house. They ate at the walls for a while, but you called the exterminator and the pests are out. Unfortunately, there are still remnants of the termites' presence - marks in the wood, a weakened wall in the living room. For survivors of intimate partner violence - also known as dating or domestic violence - your mental health post-relationship abuse might be in bad shape, like a house post-termite invasion.
"Well, What Were You Wearing?" is a photo series capturing the clothes survivors were wearing when they were sexually assaulted. The mission? To prove that what a person is wearing has NOTHING to do with why they were assaulted.
This past month was Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and to celebrate healthy relationships, we planned some fantastic activities throughout the entire month alongside loveisrespect, our partnership with the
This year’s teenDVmonth theme is how love means setting boundaries, so we decided to share some of the basics on how a healthy relationship means that both dating partners set boundaries with each other.
What are Relationship Boundaries?
For young people, dating relationships are new and exciting uncharted territory. What does a healthy relationship mean, exactly? What skills should young people work on together with their dating partner? And what makes a relationship unhealthy or abusive?
Want to Know More about Healthy Relationships? Answer Yes or No to the following questions or statements. Be honest, think about your own relationships or maybe a friend’s relationship.
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month and we have tons of amazing activities planned all month long. Help us celebrate healthy relationships and join us in taking action to help spread awareness and prevent dating violence! Here’s how you can help:
Amidst po boys and jazz musicians, the Garden District and the French Quarter, a powerful group of people came together with a common goal: to better equip themselves and their communities to end sexual and domestic violence, dating and stalking.
The problem of sexual assault on campus continues to persist and make headlines in the news. But if you have a child and you think, “they don’t care what I say,” or “they don’t want to hear me talk about that,” you’re wrong.