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Safety While Traveling: Part 1

Planning a trip can be stressful, but if you’re leaving town with your abusive partner, you might be more concerned about your own safety while traveling. We wanted to offer a few tips that may help you protect yourself. We always emphasize creating a safety plan for any given scenario. Having a plan can help you cope while traveling or ... Read More »

The Hotline Heads to SXSW!

The South by Southwest (SXSW) music conference is officially underway in Austin, Texas, and The Hotline is getting in on the action! This Wednesday, March 18, we’re partnering with our friends at NO MORE and SafePlace to host “Say NO MORE” – a party with a purpose. Presented by DELVE TEXAS, NEWTEK and TIVAMO.COM, the “Say NO MORE” event begins ... Read More »

Drugs, Alcohol and Abuse

Being in an abusive relationship is already a difficult and dangerous situation. Alcohol and/or drug abuse only make matters worse. When a partner is under the influence, the risk of all types of abuse (physical, verbal, emotional, financial, and sexual) increases, leading to a very troubling situation. Blaming the Booze “It wasn’t me, it was the beer talking!” “I would ... Read More »

Identity Theft in Abusive Relationships

With so many of our daily activities happening online, identity thieves have more and more access to our personal information. But for people in abusive relationships, the biggest threat to their identity and personal information could be their abusive partner. From our experience at The Hotline, we know that an abusive partner often has access to or control over their ... Read More »