Recovering and Taking Care of Mental Health After an Unhealthy Relationship

Going through a breakup is always difficult, no matter the circumstances. However, when someone has experienced unhealthy or abusive behaviors in a relationship, it can be even more challenging. Someone going through a breakup from a partner who used unhealthy or abusive behaviors can feel anxious, worried or scared about what could happen next.

What Happens When a Dating Abuse Victim Has Children?

Dating violence does not affect the survivor alone -- it greatly affects other people involved in their lives, including children. Parents in a relationship experiencing unhealthy or abusive behaviors have to worry not just about their personal safety, but must consider the safety of their child or children. Seven million children live in families where severe partner violence has occurred.

Why Parents Have More of an Impact on Their Teenager’s Relationships and Sex Life Than They Think

Today’s Guest Blog comes from Rachel Dack, a relationship expert for DatingAdvice.com. Dack is a licensed clinical professional counselor (LCPC), nationally certified counselor and relationship coach. She is also a co-author of "Sexy Secrets to a Juicy Love Life," an international bestseller written to support single women in forming and maintaining healthy, loving relationships.

Mother and Daughter Work to End Dating Violence with Break the Cycle

Working to end dating violence across generations? Now that’s making a difference.

Joanne Caruso is a former Break the Cycle board member with two daughters. While dating violence isn’t something she has personally experienced, she felt as a parent it was an issue near and dear to her heart. So when her daughter, Christine Zaccaro, was looking for a community service opportunity, Joanne encouraged her to volunteer with Break the Cycle. Christine helped out by working after-school in our offices.

Finding Community in Unexpected Places: How Students Want to Work to End Sexual Violence

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, during the month of April we will be featuring our partners across the nation in a Guest Blog Series on issues of sexual violence. Please be aware that this blog post references incidences of sexual violence, and may be triggering to some readers. This week's post comes from Ashley Maier at California Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

Culturally Responsive Advocacy for Diverse Young Survivors of Dating Abuse or Sexual Assault

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, during the month of April we will be featuring our partners across the nation in a Guest Blog Series on issues of sexual violence. Please be aware that this blog post references incidences of sexual violence, and may be triggering to some readers. This week's post comes from Lumarie Orozco at Casa de Esperanza.

Can Fraternities Stop Sexual Assault?

In honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month, during the month of April we will be featuring our partners across the nation in a Guest Blog Series on issues of sexual violence. Please be aware that this blog post references incidences of sexual violence, and may be triggering to some readers. This week's post comes from Richard Martin at Men Can Stop Rape.

Break the Cycle Meets with Latin American Dating Violence Advocates

Recently, we had the opportunity to have two incredible conversations with global leaders working to end dating abuse worldwide. As part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program, Break the Cycle staff met with South Indian dating violence advocates (link to previously published blog) and advocates from Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama and Paraguay.

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