Community Beyond Violence

For Women

For Women

Cycle of Violence

Think of this as a wheel that goes around, and around, and around. The more that you go around, the more you get used to it. It gets harder and harder to “jump off” the longer that you are in it. The “Honeymoon” Phase: How the relationship begins – Phase One This is the person you fall in love with, and, like it or not, what you will miss if you end the  ...

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For Women

Date Rape: The Importance of Consent

Believe it or not, most rapes – 85 percent* – are committed by someone the victim knows. These rapes are just as damaging to the victim as a rape by a stranger, and can be even MORE damaging. *U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Prevalence, Incidence, and  ...

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