How to Break Up Peacefully

When people start dating, new emotions are very intense. No one goes into a relationship thinking about when the tide will turn and you have to start thinking about breaking up.  But at some point your feelings may fade and be replaced with a feeling that you should break up. So how can you break up without causing a scene, making yourself or someone else miserable, or worse?

Gratitude: Looking at What to Be Thankful for in a Relationship

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, we wanted to take a moment and give thanks to what we're grateful for in our partners and healthy relationships. See what the Break the Cycle staff had to say!

Charlotte Keenan, Staff Attorney:

I am thankful for trust and open communication about boundaries and needs.

Sarah Colome, Training and TA Program Manager:

Break the Cycle Roundup on National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

This past October, we were busy participating in National Domestic Violence Awareness Month events across the country, raising awareness and educating youth, parents and community members! Check out some of the amazing conferences, talks, and more we got to be a part of in this roundup of events to encourage young people to create healthy relationships:

Getting Past the Honeymoon Phase

Ah, the “honeymoon period” -- that spark of magic where everything in a dating partner seems perfect. It’s exciting, it’s exhilarating, it’s romantic! And then, the magic starts to fade. The wave of new discoveries slows down and we find ourselves in a relationship that doesn’t feel shiny and new.

The honeymoon period is over. So what happens next?

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