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.
Keep a personal journal to jot down weekly accomplishments. Don’t worry about needing grand achievements to add to this handy book; the dollar you gave the homeless person on your way to the office last week or finally finishing that novel you started six months ago will work just fine.
Engaging in such an activity will serve as a reminder of how fabulous you are when and if a beau tries to break your spirit with abusive behavior. It also prevents you from becoming dependent on recognition from a significant other. There is no need to dim your light in order for someone else’s to shine.