Love is not abuse.

Intimate partner violence has no place in a loving relationship. Learn how to create connections built on respect, trust, and mutual desire and intention.


1 in 4 women

will experience intimate partner violence

1 in 7 men

will experience intimate partner violence

47,000 deaths

per year due to intimate partner violence

$55B per year

in government expenditure on intimate partner violence

The information you need for the relationship you deserve.

Strong, healthy, and safe relationships are the foundation of a happy and meaningful existence, but they are far from easy to build. They require conscious and intentional thought, patience, hard work, empathy, and so much more, including a little bit of luck.

While we can’t do much about the luck part, we can help with everything else. Our team of dedicated writers spends their time researching all the latest trends, insights, and research on healthy relationships and offers advice, commentary, and analysis on what you can do to build the relationship you deserve.

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Break The Cycle relies on the incredible work of our volunteer community to spread our message worldwide. If you want to contribute to our mission of ending domestic violence, please enter your details below.


    There are three key avenues you can use to empower yourself and ensure you don’t just become another grim statistic in the battle against intimate partner violence.

    Know your Rights

    Educate yourself in the laws and legislation designed to protect you from the ill intentions of those you’re supposed to be able to trust the most.

    Find out more

    Build your Community

    Isolation is one of the key tactics used by the perpetrators of domestic violence. Join our online community to find the support and strength you need.

    Join now

    Attend Events

    We run events designed to support victims and educate potential perpetrators on the laws, supports, and opportunities to change their life situations. Find one in your neighbourhood today.

    Find an event

    This fight won’t end without our support, commitment, and determination.

    Our Mission

    This is our goal

    Our goal is to break the cycle of domestic violence by empowering survivors, educating communities, and advocating for systemic change.

    To achieve this goal, we will:

    Work with legislators and councils to expand shelter services

    Train volunteers to identify and support victims in time of need

    Increase education and awareness of unhealthy relationship patterns

    Develop partnerships with major corporations to fund support services

    Join our community and help end intimate partner violence

    If you would like to contribute to ending the pain and suffering caused by intimate partner violence, please join our volunteer community.


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