How To Be a Support

When someone you care about tells you that they have been sexually assaulted, it can be hard to hear. You may be unsure how to respond or unsure if you …

Summer News Roundup 2017

Take a look at what has been recently covered by the news in relation to domestic violence and sexual assault. Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial has ended in a mistrial.  …

February News Roundup 2017

February has been a busy month for domestic violence related news despite it being the shortest month of the year. Below are a few articles that grabbed our attention. In Texas …

BOXED IN, BOXED OUT

Growing up, I was encouraged on many occasions to think outside the box. Yet I was never told explicitly what the box is. Is it a cardboard box? Is it plastic? …

PSA’s

Our country recognizes the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, along with recognizing Breast Cancer, Bullying Prevention, and LGBTQ History.  For those of us who work at Independence …

#RELATIONSHIPGOALS

Now that school is officially underway, it’s a great time to make changes happen in your life.  Each new school year is an unofficial restart on those New Year’s resolutions …

OBSERVATIONS VS. REALITY, PART 2

“He complains that his boyfriend is too clingy and barely lets him breathe, but he answers the phone every time he calls, immediately responds to every text…it seems like he’s …