Every October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a national effort to raise awareness about relationship abuse.
Everyone deserves a healthy relationship.
I stand in solidarity with survivors.
Relationship abuse is more common than people think. I’m raising awareness this month with the annual month-long push focused on advocacy and education to stop abuse before it starts and to reach and inform those who are already in abusive relationships. Relationship abuse is about power and control, and there are usually more than one form of abuse happening in an abusive relationship. Learn about the types: https://www.thehotline.org/resources/types-of-abuse/.
4 Reasons Why People Are Abusive To Their Partners
If you’re concerned that a friend is experiencing abuse in their relationship, it’s important to know how to start a conversation that empowers them to make their own decisions. Learn how: https://www.thehotline.org/support-others/talk-about-abuse/.
5 Types Of Abuse In An Abusive Relationship
Why Leaving An Abusive Relationship Is Dangerous And Some Reasons Why People Stay
Leaving an abusive relationship is a very dangerous time for survivors. It’s not as easy as just walking away! Learn more: https://www.thehotline.org/support-others/why-people-stay-in-an-abusive-relationship/
Some reasons why people stay in an abusive relationship are:
Call To Action: Please Join Me All Month Long In Solidarity & Awareness
Please join me today and all month long in raising awareness and reaching others about domestic violence. Not only is purple associated with and considered the color of royalty, purple is the designated color for National Domestic Violence Awareness, you can start solidarity simply by wearing the color purple during the month of October.
Here are a few purple items that you can start with:
Lady Decorative Indoor Pillow (Click on the “Pink” Decorative Indoor Pillow to see the available colors, including “Purple”.)
Until Next Time,
“Stand in Solidarity With Survivors of Domestic Violence.”
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