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Stories of dating abuse

I was born in Cairo, Egypt but my […] What is Machismo?

Machismo takes forms in various ways and often is culturally ingrained within Latinx communities.

Machismo within our Latinx communities is most commonly presented in sets of heavily enforced gender norms and expectations.

There are stories from women with disabilities and from young people under 25.

We know that sharing your true stories of abuse helps you to heal and helps those living in abuse realize they’re not alone.

My people are from the world’s newest nation of South Sudan and we carry our culture everywhere we go.

I love and embrace my culture because that is what I grew up to do and I feel like it has made me the person I am today.

“He’d say, ‘Put it on Facebook’”—so everyone would know what a great couple they were.

Kaylee didn’t understand it at the time, but Jacob’s possessiveness wasn’t cute, and the relentless attention he gave her wasn’t affectionate. And unfortunately, what happened to Kaylee is not unique.

Here are seven potential warning signs: Daughter or son apologizes for dating partner’s behavior, makes excuses, shows moodiness.

Young person withdraws from activities previously enjoyed, stays away from friends and family, and spends more time alone or primarily with a dating partner.

Rape victim stories can be very difficult to read, frightening and emotionally draining for some but stories of rape show other victims that they are not alone in their struggles.