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Breaking the cycle of relationship abuse

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Violence between intimate partners may start with emotional or verbal abuse before becoming physical. Ojeda Hall of One Love Foundation talks about helping young people to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Then, Lisa Nitsch of the House of Ruth describes how the nonprofit serves families and reeducates partners who are abusive. Find the wishlist here.

This interview originally aired on October 13, 2022.

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