Self Defense Articles & Educational Material — cycle of abuse

How To Help A Friend Who Is A Domestic Violence Victim

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How To Help A Friend Who Is A Domestic Violence Victim

It’s tough to watch a friend who is in an abusive relationship go through the chaos, emotional turmoil and physical injury. It’s even tougher to keep supporting them when they choose to stay. It can be emotionally draining, extremely stressful and even taxing on your own relationships while you to try help a friend navigate the storm. Never fear, there are some healthy ways that you can support your friend who is experiencing domestic violence while still honoring your personal values and boundaries.

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Exposing Domestic Violence Patterns | The Cycle Of Abuse

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Exposing Domestic Violence Patterns | The Cycle Of Abuse

Understanding how these toxic relationships operate and the early danger signs is vital to educating and empowering women to protect themselves from becoming a victim of domestic violence. There is a pattern. A very predictable pattern. It’s called The Cycle of Abuse.

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OCT | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH | CYCLE OF ABUSE

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OCT | DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH | CYCLE OF ABUSE

Developed by Dr. Lenore E. Walker in the 1970's. The Cycle of Abuse model has been applied in counselling worldwide as the approved application model of the cycle of abuse in domestic violence.

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