Abuse comes in many forms: physical, sexual, emotional, mental, verbal, social… If can affect men and women of any age, in any area of the city. It can happen at home, at work, in the community, or intergenerationally. Sometimes we realize it is happening and other times we do not but we can definitely feel the effects. When we do realize we are in an abusive situation, it can be very scary, humiliating, and embarrassing. How did I get here? What most of us don’t realize is that the relationships in our adult life often mirror our childhood relationships. If we didn’t have healthy relationships with our parents or good role models, we end up in the same place. So what do I do now? Reach out to the professional who can help you move through the distress in your life: body, mind, and soul.