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Steps to working it out


If abuse is directed at you or at someone else in your family, it can be hard to deal with it. Here's some steps you can take to make this situation better.


Problem-solving step

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1.

Understand the problem
Learn about abuse and how it can affect you.








2.

Find out about what you can do
and what might happen, depending on what you decide to do.






3.

Choose action




  • Take action - get help and get safe.
  • Take it one step at a time - and remember, you deserve to be happy and safe!
  • Don't go through this alone. Talk to a friend or a helpline or someone else.

4.

If the first step you took didn't help, keep trying



  • If the first thing you tried didn't help, try something else. Don't give up. Things can get better. And there are people and services who can help you. Or see the links to other sites.

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