University of Southern California

Intimate Partner Violence

Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Resources for Leaving an Abusive Relationship

Stages of Leaving
Stages that a victim of intimate partner violence may experience before/during/after leaving the abuser.

Deciding To Leave
A list of things to consider before leaving.

Leaving Abuse
A website created by Heather, a woman who safely escaped an abusive relationship.

Resources for Supporting Victims

VAWnet
Information on supporting victims and survivors