Unhealthy Relationships

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In an Unhealthy Relationship? You Have Options

It’s never easy to end a relationship. But the decision is even harder and more complicated when your partner is hurting you either physically or emotionally.

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Safe Space for Relationship Help: Family Advocacy Program

Learn how Family Advocacy Program victim advocates provide a safe space for survivors of domestic abuse to seek information and assistance.

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Technology (Mis)Use and Your Relationship

Technology facilitates modern life, with nearly all of us relying on our cell phones, email and social media to communicate, stay connected, and talk with our spouses and partners. According to one study, 89% of service members own a smart phone, and over half report regular social media activity. Smartphones and other devices are the place where much of life happens, including where unhealthy relationship patterns can develop.

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The Family Advocacy Program

The Defense Department supports those affected by child abuse and neglect, domestic abuse, or problematic sexual behavior in children and youth through the Family Advocacy Program.

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Navigating Relationship Safety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic can put added stress on relationships for some couples. Learn more about how to handle challenges in relationships, practice self-care – and how to protect yourself and find support to stay safe, if necessary.

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