Monday, October 28, 2013

What Do You REALLY Know About Domestic Violence?

It's Domestic Violence Awareness Month and my Share the <3 Giveaway is still going! This week, several blogs are helping to spread the awareness by sharing facts, tips and stories about domestic violence. I hope you'll check them out! So far we have:

A story of courage by Soul Savers fan Nikki Morgan at

Learn about safety plans for those in an abusive relationship and how to help if you know someone who is:

Do you know how many people in the US are victims of violence by an intimate partner? Find out at

If you know someone in an abusive relationship, find out the most important thing you can do at

A survivor's story from the National Domestic Violence Hotline at

Learn the percentage of people injured by intimate partner violence (IPV) at

Do you know how many Americans experience psychological aggression by their intimate partner? You'd be surprised! Find out at

Do you think it's over because they ended the relationship? Not so fast. Find out more at

Think you don't know anyone who's been raped or beaten by someone who says they love them? Think again. Learn the numbers at

Learn more facts about domestic violence and its consequences from NISVC at

The impact of domestic violence is long-reaching. Find out more at

Think you know what domestic violence looks like? Find out if you're right at

A story of bravery and determination by another Soul Savers fan, this one in Ireland, at

How many reported rapes are by intimate partners versus how many by strangers? Find out at

Domestic violence isn't limited to adult relationships. Find out more about teen relationships and how Author Brenda Pandos learned this the hard way at

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