Playlist - Breaking up

Learning objectives and key messages

Learning objectives

  • Understand how to recognise a range of disrespectful behaviours that can occur in relationships (including coercion, leverage, manipulation).
  • Understand the signs of an abusive relationship and the factors that can lead to a relationship becoming abusive.
  • Know where and how to access support for family, domestic and/or sexual violence for themselves or for others.
  • Be better able to make informed decisions about how to act safely in response to violence in a relationship.

  • Understand how to recognise a range of disrespectful behaviours that can occur in relationships (including coercion, leverage, manipulation).
  • Understand the signs of an abusive relationship and the factors that can lead to a relationship becoming abusive.
  • Know where and how to access support for family, domestic and/or sexual violence for themselves or for others.
  • Be better able to make informed decisions about how to act safely in response to violence in a relationship.

  • Relationships aren’t always easy and sometimes go through hard times but respect is still important, even in difficult times.
  • Respect is still required, even if a relationship has ended.
  • Each individual needs to be responsible for their actions in relationships, including taking positive steps to rectify disrespectful behaviour, seeking or providing help or support, or safely ending disrespectful relationships.
  • Relationships can turn abusive when there is loss of respect, trust and power.
  • Violence is never OK and never excusable and perpetrators can take responsibility and seek support to deal with their behaviour.
  • Leaving an abusive relationship isn't always easy – it can be complicated and may involve risks to personal safety.
  • No-one should ever have to put up with abuse – there is always help out there.

Key messages

  • Relationships aren’t always easy and sometimes go through hard times but respect is still important, even in difficult times.
  • Respect is still required, even if a relationship has ended.
  • Each individual needs to be responsible for their actions in relationships, including taking positive steps to rectify disrespectful behaviour, seeking or providing help or support, or safely ending disrespectful relationships.
  • Relationships can turn abusive when there is loss of respect, trust and power.
  • Violence is never OK and never excusable and perpetrators can take responsibility and seek support to deal with their behaviour.
  • Leaving an abusive relationship isn't always easy – it can be complicated and may involve risks to personal safety.
  • No-one should ever have to put up with abuse – there is always help out there.
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  • 1800Respect

    National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling service. Open 24 hours to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
    Phone number: Select to call 1 8 0 0 7 3 7 7 3 2
  • Kids Help line

    Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
    Phone number: Select to call 1 8 0 0 5 5 1 8 0 0