Recognize it! Stop it! Recover!
Many women assume that if they're not being physically abused by their partner, then they're not actually being abused. Not true. You may be in a relationship which is draining something from you — you might not have recognized that your partner has eroded your self-esteem and happiness.
What is Abuse?
Abuse is not simply physical violence, and it is not just a conflict between two people. It is a systematic pattern of behaviour used to establish power and control over another person through fear and intimidation, often including... [ Read More ]
How to Recognize Abuse
Many women assume that if they're not being physically abused by their partner, then they're not being abused. That's not necessarily true. You may be in a relationship which is draining something from you -- you might not have recognized that your partner has... [ Read More ]
Is there a realtionship between substance abuse and domestic violence?
Certainly, not everyone who is addicted to drugs or alcohol abuses his or her partner. Likewise, not every domestic violence abuser has an issue with substance abuse or misuse. However, statistics tell us that, far too often, the two are related. [ Read More ]
Below is a list of books that you may find helpful. You should have access to any of these at your local library.
How to stop,
When the People
BUT HE SAYS
How to Avoid
The Aftermath of Violence
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