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Domestic Violence Series (Part 4)
XI. Related Articles and Resources for Domestic Violence and Abuse
Help for Abused & Battered Women – Getting out of an abusive relationship isn’t easy, but help is available. Learn how to protect yourself while you explore your options.
Anger Management – Does your loved one have an anger problem? If he or she is willing to learn how to express emotions in healthier ways, the following tips can help.
Healing Emotional & Psychological Trauma - When bad things happen, it can take time to get over the pain and feel safe again, but with help, you can learn to heal and move on.
Helpguide’s Free Toolkit
People who know how to appropriately manage stress and their emotions are at less risk for being abused or abusing others. But not everyone learns these skills. The Helpguide’s Bring Your Life Into Balance toolkit can teach you how to quickly reduce stress and overwhelming emotions. These skills build awareness and sensitivity to others and help you make the best choices for yourself.
Resources and References:
Warning signs of abusive relationships and emotional abuse
Red Flags for Abusive Relationships – Checklist of warning signs and red flags that you’re in an abusive relationship. (Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance)
What Does Love Got to Do With It? Why People Stay in Relationships with Angry People – Discusses codependency in abusive relationships, how to evaluate the health of your relationship, and tips for getting out. (Get Your Angries Out)
Emotional Abuse – In-depth discussion of emotional abuse, including types of emotional abuse and signs of abusive, authority-based relationships. (EQI.org)
Domestic Violence Awareness Handbook – Guide to domestic violence covers common myths, what
to say to a victim, and what communities can do about the problem. (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Domestic Violence Warning Signs – Describes common warning signs that an individual is being emotionally abused or beaten. (Safe Place, Michigan State University)
Male Victims of Domestic Abuse – Information for and about male victims of domestic violence. (Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men)
About Domestic Violence Against Men – Statistics and information about abuse and domestic violence against men. (Oregon Counseling)
Intimate Partner Abuse Against Men – Learn about domestic violence against men, including homosexual partner abuse, sexual abuse of boys and male teenagers, and abuse by wives or partners. (National Clearinghouse on Family Violence, Canada)
Abused Men: Domestic Violence Works Both Ways – Women are not the only victims of domestic abuse and domestic violence. Learn more about the problems abused men face. (National Domestic Violence Hotline)
Dating Violence – Guide to teen dating violence, including early warning signs that your boyfriend or girlfriend may become abusive. (The Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
Teens: Love Doesn’t Have To Hurt – A teen-friendly guide to what abuse looks like in dating relationships and how to do something about it. (American Psychological Association)
Domestic Violence in Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Relationships – Learn about the unique problems victims of same-sex abuse face, and how to get help. (National Coalition Against Domestic Violence)
Information for Immigrants – Domestic violence resources for immigrant women. Also available en Español. (Women’s Law Initiative)
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God’s Blessings to you all and your families,
Rev. Dr. Dorothy E. Hooks