“Why doesn’t she just leave?” That may be the most common question outsiders will ask themselves after hearing about an abusive relationship. Most people have trouble understanding [...]Read more How to Leave an Abusive Relationship for Good
Research has shown that, on average, women who are in an abusive relationship will experience physical abuse 100 times per year. Psychological abuse is even more prevalent. From the outside, it's [...]Read more Why Do Women Put Up With Abusive Relationships?
An unthinkable horror in some parts of the world, active shooter incidents are sadly becoming more and more common in the United States. Cities such as San Bernardino, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas and [...]Read more What Would You Do in an Active Shooter Situation?
The first thing to keep in mind as a solo female traveler is that you are not at home. You don't know the city or its neighborhoods when you travel. Some are safe, while others are not. How often [...]Read more How to Travel Safely: Put Your Awareness in Overdrive
If you live long enough, you're destined to experience pain of some sort. It could be a shattered relationship, a tragic illness, the loss of a loved one, or the death of a dream. No one gets out [...]Read more Pain is Certain but Suffering is Optional
Recently, while celebrating the new year in Bangalore, India, hundreds of women were groped in the streets in an incident which is now being referred to as a ‘mass molestation.’ During this time, [...]Read more Avoid Sexual Assault: Check Your Surroundings
The desire to tell one’s story is not unique to rape survivors. Unfortunately, telling your rape survival story can bring harm instead of healing. Who you tell, when you tell, and how you tell [...]Read more Empower Yourself: Tell Your Rape Survival Story
Let’s be honest, domestic violence is nothing new. In fact, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence reports that 1 in 3 women will suffer some form of physical violence by an intimate [...]Read more Staying Vigilant: How to Spot an Abusive Personality Type