Tim Mousseau rejects the labels victim and survivor. Instead, he is a learner who has forgiven his assaulter while facing his own demons.
Licensed professional counselor Lucille Zimmerman discusses the signs of passive-aggressive behavior and strategies to deal with it.
How does nerd rage feel from the inside? And what can be done about it?
Throughout his youth, Cab O’Callaghan willingly threw himself towards destruction. It was through such actions that he learned about profoundly respecting the different, often shunned, life choices of others.
Matthew Salesses on the dilemma of how to talk about adoption without hurting loved ones.
Makeup artist Lauren Luke takes a moment to remind us there are things a brush, powder, and scarf should never be used to cover up.
Abuse victims return to their abusers seven times before finally leaving. Survivor Sarafina Bianco explains why.
From “fake geek girls” to Gamergate, a certain demographic seems constantly, causelessly angry. But are you sure it’s the demographic you think it is?
Evan Lauterborn explains how rampant harassment creates a hostile video game environment.
Thomas Fiffer wants you to know why survivors stay in abusive relationships. Exposing these three lies is a start.
Mike Cruse points out that if we remain tolerant of idiot dad jokes, we’re marginalizing the role that fathers play in the life of their children.
MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher Anderson reminds Michael Moore and Bill Maher that rape of boys and men is no laughing matter.
On the eve of the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, Jesse Kornbluth remembers the killing of a black man years ago—and what it took to get justice served.
If you feel invalidated, doubt your own credibility and sanity, and are convinced it’s all your fault, you’re probably being gaslighted. Sam Vaknin lays out the characteristics of this insidious form of “ambient abuse.”