There are also reports on new findings and insights about dating abuse.Searching the internet for current news on dating abuse can give you things to discuss to start talking with your friend about dating abuse.Take Action: Talking to your friend about what you are doing to help stop dating abuse is a great way to open things up.
And if you don’t feel like you are up to talking to your friend, that’s OK.
The most important thing you can do is be supportive.
Hanging out and showing that you care will mean the world to him or her.
If your friend or you have any questions or want to talk more about what’s going on, the peer advocates at loveisrespect would love to talk.
The fact that you are reading this and are concerned about your friend means you care a lot, so thanks for being awesome!
As mentioned before, I have a little side project over at The Co Mo Collective where I cover the local music scene.
I’ve tried my best to parlay that into opportunities to interview national acts.
So far, I received a half-hearted reply from The Walkmen and no answer from The New Pornographers and Yo La Tengo.
Our friends mean the world to us, and it is never easy to watch them go through an abusive relationship.
Considering how damaging dating abuse is, finding the words to discuss it can seem like a daunting task.
Here are five ways to start talking to your friends about dating abuse: Provide statistics about dating abuse: Those experiencing dating abuse can feel like they are all alone, like no one understands what they are going through.