"Through our research, we’ve learned that isolation is a big part of the stigma surrounding intimate partner violence. This isolation can be so powerful that many people in abusive relationships come to feel that they have literally nobody they can turn to for help or support. Isolation was a very common theme for the survivors in our studies who had experienced dating violence."
In today's blog post, we take a closer look at isolation in teen dating violence situations, and how important it is for others to reach out to show their support.
How you can help
Our two main goals at See the Triumph are to end the stigma surrounding intimate partner violence and to develop resources to support survivors. As many members of our See the Triumph community already know, the See the Triumph campaign grew out of our research, which began with a focus on whether and how survivors of past intimate partner violence experienced stigma related to their…
Every community needs strong voices for ending intimate partner violence and ensuring that survivors within those communities are supported and able to access helpful resources. Based on our research and our work thus far with the See the Triumph campaign, we have learned that every person can make a difference by challenging the stigma surrounding intimate partner violence within their own…
We invite you to take this pledge to share a message of strength and support to those who have been a victim of any form of intimate partner violence. Unfortunately, survivors of intimate partner violence are so often are judged and stigmatized in our society. This pledge is for every victim and survivor of an abusive relationship who has been told that she or he is to blame for that abuse. …
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