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‘Hope’ tells her story of an abusive relationship and provides advice for victims

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Chances are you or someone you know is a victim of an abusive relationship. 1 out of 5 women will experience dating or domestic violence sometime in their life.  You’re about to meet a young lady we are calling ‘Hope’.  She could be you, your sister, mother, friend or someone you work with everyday.  She is sharing her story to help others.  Hope introduces you to the person she used to be after meeting someone she thought was the man of her dreams!

If you want to hear ‘Hope’s’ full story or get more information on help and support, you can meet her and Jimmelynn from Girls Nite International on February 27 at IU Health West. The Teen Dating Forum is from noon to 1 p.m.