January 1, 2009 Comments Off
It’s hard to accept that someone isn’t treating you right. You might think, “It’s not that bad,” ‘cos sometimes they’re nice and fun to be around.
January 2, 2009 2 Comments
One of the first signs that something isn’t right is how you feel. If you’re being treated badly, you feel anxious and confused a lot of the time.
January 3, 2009 17 Comments
When things get ugly, it’s called “abuse” – when someone does things to control, bully, or hurt someone else. It’s not just physical violence – in fact, it might not be physical at all.
January 3, 2009 8 Comments
Something doesn’t feel right. You don’t like how you’re being treated but it’s confusing. Is it abuse?
January 4, 2009 5 Comments
It’s not easy to admit that things aren’t turning out like you planned. Or wanted. But it’s better to get real than keep living in a bad dream.
January 5, 2009 6 Comments
Is it ‘cos they’re stressed? Because they were drinking or using drugs? Or because they had a bad childhood?
January 6, 2009 Comments Off
Speaking up about things you don’t like lets the other person know that you expect respect.
January 6, 2009 4 Comments
Many people blame themselves if they’re treated badly. You must have done something to deserve it – right? Wrong.
January 8, 2009 3 Comments
“Mostly we get along ok, but when he gets angry he says nasty things about me and pushes me around. I’ve told him I hate him when he acts like that. He apologises, but he keeps on doing it. How can I get him to change?”
January 9, 2009 5 Comments
Lots of people out there think, “Why don’t you just leave?” What they don’t realise is – it’s hard to leave any relationship, and it’s extra hard if there’s been abuse.
January 9, 2009 Comments Off
You might think that having a baby together will change your relationship. Maybe he/she will stop treating you badly? Or will having a baby just make things worse?
February 18, 2009 0 Comments
Things don’t seem good. Is it worth staying in this relationship? It can help to write your thoughts down.
December 3, 2009 2 Comments
You know you’re not being treated right, but you don’t want to leave. Is that stupid or weak?
December 3, 2009 Comments Off
If your ex has been violent or unpredictable before, are you worried about telling them it’s over? (You should be.)
December 4, 2009 1 Comment
You’ve taken the leap and broken up with someone who wasn’t treating you right. But your ex isn’t getting the message that it’s over. What can you do?
July 30, 2010 Comments Off
It’s not easy for someone who’s being treated badly to talk about it. What’s the best way to sus it out and talk to them?
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