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What is abuse?

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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.

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Am I being abused? FAQs

Am I being abused? FAQs

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Something doesn’t feel right. You don’t like how you’re being treated but it’s confusing. Is it abuse?

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It’s not ok – what now?

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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.

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What might help: one friend supporting another

How do I tell someone?

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Think about it: would you want your friend to tell you? Duh, of course you would! Push aside your worries about people not believing you or not wanting to hear it. Tell someone you trust that you’re not being treated right.

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Am I blinded by love?

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Love is blind, so the saying goes. Are you so hooked on the idea of love that you’re ignoring the reality?

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I’m worried about my friend

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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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