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Abuse in the Digital Age

Digital Abuse

I bet if you looked around you right now, you would see multiple examples of digital technology. For many of us this technology is extremely helpful and makes our lives much easier. But for victims of domestic, family, or dating violence, this same technology can be used to further isolate, threaten, gaslight, or intimidate them. […]

TDVAM 2023: The Relationship Spectrum

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM), a time when organizations like Family Sunshine Center focus on the importance of educating teens on how to recognize the warning signs of an abusive relationship. Dating can and should be an exciting part of growing up. It’s natural to have disagreements and arguments in a relationship. […]

Emotional Abuse IS Domestic Abuse

FSC DVAM 2022

Do you remember the childhood rhyme “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me”? This lie has taught many of us to believe, “If I’m not being hit or kicked, if I don’t have bruises or cuts, I can’t be a victim of domestic abuse.” And many people will stay […]

Teen Dating Violence: Talk about It

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Topics like dating abuse and unhealthy relationships can be difficult to talk about, especially for young people. The statistics tell us a story we can’t ignore: One in ten high school students has been purposefully hit, slapped, or hurt by a boyfriend or girlfriend. One in six college women has been sexually abused in a […]

iCare – Do You?

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

For many non-profits, the phrase public awareness has become an overused catch phrase that has lost its punch. What they really want the public to do is pay attention. In the case of domestic violence, paying attention can absolutely save lives. So that’s why, each year, the month of October is devoted to encouraging people […]

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