Share Your Story

Our movement is growing because of incredible people all over the country. These are their stories.

Stories have the power to heal, unify and empower. We’re collecting stories of your experiences—both personally and with our movement. If you’d like to use your experience to inspire others, consider sharing your story below using one of the prompts. We’ll always accept anonymous submissions and we’ll never share publicly if you’re not OK with it

We all have a story

Share Your Story


First, choose a topic of conversation you’d like to write about.


First, choose a topic of conversation you’d like to write about.


Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

Do you think you saw your relationship differently than others were seeing it? How?


What was the turning point for you in your relationship?


Tell us about the first red flag you felt in your relationship.


If you hid what was really happening, how did you do that and why?


We talk a lot about trusting your gut. What was a moment you did or did not do that?



Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

What is one thing you wish people knew about people who are currently or have previously experienced relationship abuse?


Who is your healthy relationship role model?


What is something you would tell your younger self?


If you had a younger sibling, what advice would you give them as they start dating? OR If you had a child, what advice would you give them? OR What advice would you give to someone as they start dating?


What is the most important piece of a healthy relationship moving forward?



Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

Who or what had the biggest impact on the way you saw your relationship -- good or bad? (What did they say or do that made the difference?)


While you were in your relationship, what advice did you hear that was helpful or unhelpful?


What would have been helpful to hear from your friends or family?


If you could thank anyone for helping you, who would it be?


How did you find the support and resources to safely leave?



Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

Dream big - where do you see the movement in 10 years?


Tell us about the most impactful experience you've had with One Love.


How did you first hear about One Love and what felt different that made you want to be involved?



What is most helpful thing you learned from One Love that you want everyone to know?





Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

What was the first red flag you noticed in their relationship?


How did you help them get resources? What were those resources?


If other people also noticed red flags, who were they and did you talk to them about it?


What was the turning point when you knew you had to talk to them?


Do you think you saw their relationship differently than they did? Why?



Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

Has your relationship with this person changed as a result of this experience? How?


What would you say to someone who is supporting their friend in an unhealthy relationship?


What is the most important piece of a healthy relationship to you?


How did this experience change how you look at your own relationships?


What do you know now that you wish you knew before you started supporting them?



Great! Now choose a prompt from below to share your story

We know it can be difficult to support someone experiencing abuse. How did you remain patient and nonjudgmental?


Are there any specific phrases or pieces of advice to which they responded best?


How did you start a conversation with them about what you were noticing?


What held you back from starting a conversation earlier, if anything?


When you approached them, was it alone or with a group? Why?