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Interpersonal Violence: Home

This Guide contains a variety of resources meant to help people better recognize interpersonal violence when it is happening, and how to find help out of these types of situations.

Content Warning

Content Warning: Some of the links in this guide include detailed descriptions regarding experience with physical abuse, emotional abuse and sexual abuse.

Interpersonal Violence What is it?

Interpersonal violence is any kind of physical, emotional and/or verbal abuse that is intentionally inflicted on someone who has a preexisting relationship with the abuser.

What kind of relationships can interpersonal violence occur in?

Interpersonal violence can occur in romantic or aromantic relationships,monogamous or polyamorous relationships, friendships, between family members, or with housemates.

Who can experience interpersonal violence

Interpersonal violence can be experienced by all genders, all sexual orientations, and all races and ethnicities.

How to Use this Guide

This guide was designed to provide resources to wide array of users who may be experiencing interpersonal violence. In addition it offers resources for those looking to help someone who is currently experiencing interpersonal violence.

There are also resources for those who have recognized that they are an abuser and actively want to change that about themselves.