21 Tweets: “Why We Don’t Spank Our Kids”

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For an ever increasing number of dads and moms, spanking their kids is not an option. Here are 21 good reasons why.

Another Survivor Comes Forward: Meredith Vieira’s #WhyIStayed Story

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“Part of it was fear, I was scared of him … Part of it was guilt, because every time we’d have a fight, he would then start crying … “

Is the Daniele Watts Incident a Tempest in a Teapot?

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We must demand the police “protect and serve” and respect us. We must also, cooperate and facilitate their very difficult job and respect them.

Cris Carter Has a Moment—and It’s a Game-Changer

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Following on Cris Carter’s remarks, Male Survivor founder Christopher J. Anderson tells us what to say to people who are on the fence about using violence to discipline kids.

‘Why Didn’t She Leave?’ An Abuse Survivor Speaks

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Ella Hicks, founder of the Rebel Thriver community for abuse survivors, explains why Janay and millions of others don’t leave abusive relationships.

Kicking the Extra Point: How the NFL Should Take a Stand in Preventing Violence Against Women

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The Ray Rice story presents a perfect opportunity to stand up against domestic violence. Will the NFL go for it—or will they punt?

8 #whyIstayed Tweets That Made Me Feel Safer in Society

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The #whyIstayed campaign shows the resilience of survivors and the support within their community. It can also teach others about domestic violence.

The Best Thing Men Can Do After The Ray Rice Incident Is Hear Women Share #WhyIStayed

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A big part of adult life is being able to acknowledge a situation and admit that you do not know everything.

#WhyIStayed: Domestic Violence Knows No Gender

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The conversation about Intimate Partner Violence that was sparked by Ray Rice’s actions is an important one, but of equal importance is the understanding that men can be victims too.

It Happens to Boys, Too

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Anna Smith, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Restore One explains commercial sexual exploitation happens to boys, too.

Anticipation of the Knife

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Masculinity is often tied to pain management. Here, Michael Walsh ponders whether one kind of pain can be used to manage another.

How Silence Led To 1400 Children Being Sexually Abused

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The authorities and staff entrusted to protect vulnerable people were too scared to do so. Andrew Lawes wants to help you speak out against abuse

The Greatest Gift She Ever Gave Me

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Paul Cooper’s wife gave him the ability to trust women again. Here’s how.

The Dangers of Texting … With an Emotionally Abusive Partner

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This heartbreaking text exchange with an emotionally abusive partner will feel all too familiar to anyone in a relationship characterized by domination and control.

The Only 8 Times It’s Excusable to Leave Someone You Love

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Paul Hudson thinks you shouldn’t walk out on love, unless it’s one of the reasons you’re not happy.

Enticement—the Feel-Good Stuff—Is Part of Abuse

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Kristin Carmichael explains how apologies, gifts, promises, and better behavior are not the end of abuse but part of the cycle that keeps victims trapped.