These difficult topics can be hard to discuss and I wanted to share links to support information.
Articles on recovery and trauma and violence http://pandys.org/articles/ Are you wondering if you deserve to be here? If you were a victim of rape or sexual abuse, you deserve to be here. If someone has sexually assaulted you, you deserve to be here. If it was attempted rape, you deserve to be here. If it wasn’t rape, if it was unwanted and inappropriate touching, you deserve to be here. If you are a man who has been sexually assaulted, you deserve to be here. If you were assaulted by a woman, you deserve to be here. If it happened yesterday or ten or twenty or thirty years ago, you deserve to be here. If it was incest, you deserve to be here. If it happened when you were a young child, you deserve to be here. If it was your spouse or partner who raped you, you deserve to be here. If you barely remember it, you deserve to be here. If you were sexually harassed, you deserve to be here. If you are a gay, lesbian, or transgender rape or abuse survivor, you deserve to be here. If you are someone who supports survivors, you deserve to be here. If you blame yourself for what happened, you deserve to be here. (but please know that it was not your fault!)
The Duluth wheel of domestic control (domestic violence) https://www.theduluthmodel.org/wheels/understanding-power-control-wheel/ Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs (DAIP) began in 1980 as an initiative to reform the criminal justice system in Duluth, Minnesota. At that time, victims of domestic violence had little recourse when being assaulted by their intimate partners. Perpetrators were rarely arrested unless the assault happened in front of an officer or the injuries sustained by the victim were serious. Choices for victims were limited—initiate criminal justice charges, endure the abuse or flee the relationship.
Captain awkward columns on boundaries and abuse https://captainawkward.com/category/abuse/ I’m Jennifer Peepas, a writer, filmmaker, and media educator based in Chicago. I started this blog in 2011 to put my training as a screenwriter to work for people who wanted help finding the right words to have difficult conversations and express their true feelings.
Abusive relationships and workplaces https://www.issendai.com/psychology/sick-systems.html
National association for people abused in childhood https://napac.org.uk
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