Originally published in the Free Times on 4/27/2022 The South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, or SCCADVASA, is celebrating its 40th anniversary of working in collaboration with its member organizations toward a South Carolina free from domestic and sexual violence. SCCADVASA is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on ending domestic violence […]View
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By Nyomi Guzman, Former Prevention and Inclusion Specialist It’s likely that you’ve been told ghosting someone is a bad thing to do, and that it says something about your character if you stop responding to someone. But what about when you need to not talk to someone for your own safety or well-being? Contrary to […]View
By Olivia London, Former Primary Prevention and Specialized Advocacy Coordinator I wanted to go to a Beyoncé concert and I didn’t. Why? I didn’t have a buddy. And all of a sudden there was that just-below-the-surface anxiety that by going into a crowded concert stadium alone I would get kidnapped, dragged into a bathroom, raped, […]View
Healthy relationships have been shown to increase our happiness, improve health and reduce stress. Studies show that people with healthy relationships have more happiness and less stress. There are basic ways to make relationships healthy, even though each relationship is different. These tips apply to all kinds of relationships: friendships, work and family relationships, and […]View
At the root of healthy relationships is an unwavering, ardent commitment to equality, however, there are other building blocks that are key to consider when engaging in a relationship of any form with another individual. We’ve identified four significant and vital attributes for healthy relationships: Respect (/rəˈspekt/): Understand and embrace the core differences in others. […]View