Happiness after Abuse

Happiness after Abuse

Understanding happiness and finding your own happiness can be very unclear, and there is not a single path to happiness. Happiness is defined as, “a state of well-being and contentment. joy; a pleasurable or satisfying experience”. You may think after experiencing...
Life At The Shelter

Life At The Shelter

Many people may not utilize the amazing facilities and the team we have in Mansfield, so we thought it would be important to spend some time talking to Shelter Director, Shannon, to find out what life at The Shelter is like. This will give an inside look for anyone...
Financial Abuse

Financial Abuse

We have talked about relationship abuse and it’s many forms. You can visit our page, what is domestic violence to learn about the types of abuse. We have focused on emotional abuse, technological abuse, sexual abuse, and more. Now we are going to focus on another...
What is victim-blaming?

What is victim-blaming?

With many spotlights in the news about sexual assault and domestic violence survivors, there arises victim-blaming, and most people have heard of it. But what is it exactly? And, why does it matter?   “Intimate partner violence accounts for 15% of all violent crime. 1...

Celebrity Domestic Violence Survivors

Many times, we have talked about how domestic violence and sexual assault can happen to anyone, there is not a single profile of a victim or an abuser. In order to shed light on the issue of domestic violence, celebrities have come forward with their stories. They...
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder can be caused by many traumatic events, including domestic violence and sexual assault. PTSD traumatic events are often shocking and dangerous, they trigger fear to help the body defend and protect itself against the dangers. These...
Smartphone Safety Tips

Smartphone Safety Tips

There is much more to intimate partner violence than physical abuse, we have discussed it for you to read here. Intimate partner violence is centered around power and control, through physical, emotional, etc. Now that we have reached a time where technology is...