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Violence and Abuse

Identifying abuse in sex and relationships is the first step to overcoming it. Learn what abuse means, how to identify it, and how to keep yourself safe.
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How BDSM Might Benefit Your Health and Improve Your Relationship
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How to Cope With Sexual Assault
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Should You Tell People You Were Sexually Assaulted?
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What to Do if You Were Raped
What Is Gaslighting?
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The Sexualization of Young Girls and Mental Health Problems
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How to Recognize Verbal Abuse and Bullying
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What Is the #MeToo Movement?
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Behind the Keyboard: Spotting Digital Dating Abuse
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The Effects of Childhood Trauma
Can Hypnosis Unlock Memories of Childhood Abuse?
5 Things College Freshmen Should Know About Sexual Assault
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Was I Sexually Abused: Overview of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Child Abuse
Breaking the Cycle of Child Abuse
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Negative Body Image, Binge Eating, and Child Abuse
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Why the Space Monkey Game Is So Dangerous for Teens
Is It Time To Divorce
False Domestic Abuse Claims and Divorce
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Signs That Indicate a Relationship Could Turn Violent
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Triggers of Domestic Violence Attacks
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How Childhood Abuse Changes the Brain
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How to Spot a Dangerous Man Book Review
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Help for Parents Wrongly Accused of Child Abuse
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How to Identify Financial Abuse in a Relationship
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How to Help a Victim of Domestic Violence
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The Combination of Domestic Abuse and Alcohol
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Domestic Violence Varies by Ethnicity
Trauma Informed Care for Institutions
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Abuse and Neglect Put Children at Risk for Disabilities
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Warning Signs of Domestic Abuse
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How to Know If You Are an Abusive Spouse
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Why Do Domestic Violence Victims Recant?
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Facts About Sexual Abuse Among Siblings
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Facts, Figures, and Examples of Child Abuse Cases
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10 Reasons the Cycle of Sexual Abuse Continues
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Child Abuse Statistics in the United States
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Why Domestic Abusers Commit Abuse
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How to Support a Victim of Sexual Assault
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How to Cope With Parenting Stress and Anxiety
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What Is Emotional Abuse?
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Domestic Violence Danger Assessment Quiz
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How Gaslighting Increases Sexual Risk
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Unique Issues Facing Black Women Dealing With Abuse
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The Best Domestic Violence Support Groups