Jessica Yaffa on San Diego’s Nov. 16th Murder-Suicide

Our very own Jessica Yaffa talks to NBC San Diego about the murder-suicide of a family in Paradise Hills. Stories like these are heartbreaking, and serve to remind us that relationship abuse is an epidemic and we still have a lot of work to do. If you or a loved one are experiencing relationship abuse, […]

How Attachment Issues Show up in Adult Relationships

You’ve been exploring attachment patterns in your relationships. Perhaps you and your partner have been fighting in circles for what seems like days. Maybe you recently got out of a relationship and are trying to find answers to “why didn’t it work.” Or maybe you always find yourself in a cat and mouse chase in […]

5 Relationship-Strengthening Games for Couples

You are not alone if you are struggling in your relationship. Regardless of if you are married, engaged, or dating- all relationships present their own unique and difficult challenges. We are all human, after all! In the same way like a group of coworkers benefit from team building activities, you can strengthen the bond with […]

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM). This month is dedicated to breaking the cycle as well as having a zero tolerance for domestic violence with an emphasis on enabling survivors to be heard. Domestic violence affects millions—survivors, their children, friends, family, and community. October is the month to raise awareness surrounding domestic violence […]

How to Forgive Emotional Cheating

Emotional cheating, as opposed to physical cheating, involves turning to someone who is not your spouse or partner for emotional support. This typically begins as some form of friendship, but ultimately grows into something that is more threatening to the intimacy between you and your partner. While there are many different opinions surrounding the severity […]

Jessica Talks Healthy Relationships and Self-Worth with Cassie Gaub

U.S. DOJ Changes Definition of Domestic Violence

KPBS Interview with Jessica Yaffa – Shelley Malil Domestic Violence Case

Shelley Malil Domestic Violence Case Our very own Jessica Yaffa speaks to KPBS in response to the Shelley Malil domestic violence case and the rehabilitation of offenders.  

20 Self Care Tips from People We Love

When we are struggling with relationships, whether they are abusive or not, self-care can often get pushed to the wayside. But if you’ve been following my blogs, or heard me speak, you know that nurturing the relationship we have with ourselves is even more important when we’re experiencing difficulties in our relationships with others. My […]