Relationship Rewind 5/17/22: Power & Control in Relationships in the Film “Scott Pilgrim vs the World”

Host: Alli Williamson (she, hers) Youth Educator and Advocate at NextStep Domestic Violence Project
Helpline: 1(800) 315-5579
Music credit: Brandon Nelson (he, him) local musician donated theme music for the show.

Relationship Rewind: Rewinding relationships in popular media and breaking down behaviors based in power, control, and abuse.

In this episode, we talk about power and control in relationships and breaking down the behaviors in the 2010 film Scott Pilgrim VS the World.

Key Discussion Points:
1. Unhealthy behaviors in relationships
2. How media normalizes these behaviors
3. The impacts of these messages about relationships on young people

Guest: Kim (she, hers): Local High School Student

About the host:

Alli Williamson (she, her) is the youth educator and advocate for NextStep Domestic Violence Project based in Hancock and Washington County, ME. She teaches young people from Kindergarten to College about what power and control looks like in friendships and relationships, what resources are available to support those experiencing this, and how we can work to make our schools and communities safer and more equal spaces where abuse may be less likely to happen.