Violence & Abuse is massive today and many abusive and violent behaviors have become our daily ‘normal’. Today we are exposed to many forms of violence, being it in the online or offline world and while dealing with this ongoing onslaught we have lost sight of what truly loving, respectful and decent realtionships look like, being this with a partner, friends, family or with ourselves..
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Cyber violence is an online behavior that assaults the well-being of a person or group, causing physical, sexual, psychological harm to them.
Violent relationships don’t become violent from one day to another and neither do they stay violent 24/7. Violence doesn’t start suddenly.
Revenge porn involves the distribution of sexually explicit images or videos, without consent of the individuals shown.
Jealousy comes from a feeling of inferiority and the tendency to compare yourself to others and not feeling good enough.
When we hear the word violence we often think about physical violence. But there is much more to that.
It is important to realize that consequences of cyber violence can be just as dangerous as if the violence occurred offline. Consequences can vary – from fear, anxiety, lack of concentration to sleep disturbances, depression, isolation, or even suicide.
Cyberbullying and Cyberstalking are both criminal acts with sanctions, including fines or prison!