Domestic Violence Awareness: 10 Relationship Rules to Save Your Life
Beautiful. Smart. Successful. Everyday women just like you are victims of domestic violence. One in every four women will experience harm from a partner, with rates much higher for Black women. Smack dab in the middle of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we've rounded up ten tips that can greatly decrease your chances of assault - and save your life.
One of the first strategies abusers use is to isolate their victims from family and friends is to minimize their resources. Stay connected with loved ones and speak regularly, so if they don’t hear from you they know something is going on. When that new guy asks you to miss your sorority meeting to help him decorate, remember someone who really loves you wouldn’t make you choose between other people and things you enjoy.