Things to do to help your friend out of an abusive relationship

Thanks, Afro-Chic for your excellent article on how to help a friend, acquaintance or family member get out of a violent relationship.

So AfroChic!

Things to do to help your friend out of an abusive relationship

we sometimes judge our friends for staying in abusive relationships for so long or even brush it off when they finally share the news.

My sister used to tell me stories of her fights with her boyfriend and father of her 2 kids before she passed away. I used to listen, be as understanding as I could but my advice would always be ‘why are you still with this guy?’.

I didn’t fully understand how bad it was back then until she passed on. I shared her story on this post.

I have experienced some kind of abuse myself and it’s only now that I understand.

Here’s what you can do to help your friend or sister in such a situation.

1. Listen to understand

Like I said, if it hasn’t happened to you, you don’t have the…

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