Whether you decide to leave or stay, make sure to use our safety planning tips to stay safe.
Remember, you have many options — including obtaining a domestic violence restraining order.
Consider these points as you move forward: Even though you cannot change your partner, you can make changes in your own life to stay safe.
Consider leaving your partner before the abuse gets worse.
"I had to go to Kinko's and scan in a picture of myself for my profile." Soon after that, she was on a date.