Tag Archives: abuse

Survivor

Seventeen years of my life were spent being kicked, punched and beaten. I was choked, shamed, told I was worthless, starved, berated -– you name it. My relatives saw what was happening, but my mother would tell them I was … Continue reading

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Stopping Verbal & Emotional Abuse

Many of us have said, harsh words to our children during moments of anger. But such words have the power to inflict lasting wounds. Here’ a few ways to stop the abuse. If your kid makes a mistake, like spilling … Continue reading

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Was a Man in Your Life Abused?

It’s very hard to be a partner with someone who has been sexually abused as a child. Especially when the person doesn’t talk about it. And many men never do.Are there clues? Emotionally distant When a child is abused by … Continue reading

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Legal Ease- Need a lawyer?

Finding this gem Legal-Ease while purging, I thought I would spotlight it. Every year in America, about three million women are physically abused by a husband or boyfriend. Only about 24 percent of single mothers receive rightful child support. Divorce, custody, … Continue reading

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Teens and Romantic Relationships and With Older Adults

Should a 37-year-old date a 17-year-old? When does the age gap become unbearable? When does the law truly step in? These are the questions that arose for me while reading this story “Adult-teen relationships aren’t judged in some communities” . … Continue reading

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