Breaking the Cycle of Violence

Bill of Rights

Donate to Foundation Now I have the right to be treated with dignity and respect.

I have a right to follow my own values and standards

I have the right to say no and not feel guilty.

I have the right to experience and express my feelings.

I have the right to feel safe.

I have the right to take time for myself.

I have the right to change my mind.

I have the right to ask for what I want.

I have the right to ask for information.

I have the right to make mistakes.

I have the right to do less than I am humanly capable of doing.

I have the right to be me and feel good about myself.

I have the right to leave conversations with people who make me feel put down or humiliated

I have the right to act only in ways that will promote my dignity and self-respect.

I have the right to feel scared and say “I’m afraid”.

I have the right to end the relationship.

I have the right not to be responsible for others’ behavior, actions, feelings, or problems.

I have the right to expect honesty from others

I have the right to all of my feelings

I have the right to make decisions based on my feelings, my judgments, or any reason that I choose.

I have the right to change and grow.

I have the right to be happy.

I have the right to make friends and be myself around people.

I have the right to be angry at someone I love.

I have the right to both experience and let go of fear, guilt, and shame.
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