Pamela Jacobs

Welcome to About.com's Toxic Relationship site. On this site, you will learn about warning signs and red flags of an abusive relationship, as well as how to decide whether to leave or stay and how to get out safely. You'll also learn about the elements of a healthy relationship and how you can create the relationship you truly want and deserve.  

Experience

Pamela Jacobs is an attorney, advocate, and speaker dedicated to empowering women and ending domestic violence and sexual assault. She has worked with women who have been abused or assaulted for over 15 years and currently speaks to audiences nationwide about how to respond to and prevent these epidemics. She also writes regularly on these topics and provides one-on-one mentoring to help empower women to create the lives and relationships they truly want and deserve.  

Education

Pamela Jacobs received her Juris Doctorate from Washburn University School of Law in Kansas, graduating with Dean's Honors, and her Bachelor of Science from Lincoln University in Missouri, graduating Summa cum Laude. She is licensed to practice law in Kansas.  

Pamela Jacobs

A toxic relationship limits you - your relationships, your interests, and your life. A healthy relationship encourages you to be your full self - with friends, interests, hobbies, and dreams. You deserve to be safe, free, and yourself - because YOU matter.  

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