Psychotherapist Examines Links Between Child Abuse and Alcoholism

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Addiction counselor Rayne E. Golay shares tips for those who suspect they may have a drinking problem.

We Don’t Listen to Children When it Comes to Abuse in Sport

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When it comes to abuse in sport, the culture of denial and silence is rooted in the reality that children’s sport replicates the professional game…where winning is the prime motivation.

“Be A Man!” The War Cry, The Tragedy.

In this excerpt from his new book, The Remade Parent, author Brett Hetherington, talks about the typical cold, distant father. And their impressionable sons.

I Have a Right – Thomas Fiffer Gets Angry About Rage and Offers a New Bill of Rights

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Martin Luther King had a dream of equality and justice. On a day when we celebrate these freedoms, Thomas Fiffer asserts our right to rage-free relationships.

On the Power of Listening: “You Did So Much For Me.”

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When it comes to healing, silence often speaks more eloquently than the cleverest words.

This Guy Makes Your Abuser Look Good

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Thomas Fiffer explains how abuse doesn’t always fit the stereotypes, and that is why it is sometimes difficult to recognize and act on.

The Prison of Memory: Forgetting to Forgive

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman unpacks his own complicated memories.

Forgiveness: The Key to Healing From Abuse

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How Nannette Ricaforte found healing from abuse through her fight against human trafficking.

The Man Box: The Link Between Emotional Suppression and Male Violence

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Mark Greene explores the Man Box, and how it leads to policing of behavior that dares to fall outside the boundaries of traditional masculinity.

“Anger is an excuse for, rather than a cause of, abusive behavior.”

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“We all feel angry. We don’t all choose to abuse because we’re angry.”

The Victim Bully Dynamic: How to End it for Good

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Vironika Tugaleva shares a simple but not easy solution to the cycle of abuse.

Are You Financially Bullying Your Partner (or Vice Versa)? (VIDEO)

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Bullying isn’t just a kid problem. Is someone picking on you financially?

Why Divorcing a Family Member Might Be an Act of Unconditional Love

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Compassion for yourself and unconditional love go hand in hand.

Denver Inmates Repeatedly Complained of Being Choked, Tasered, and Sexually Harassed by Deputies

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A new independent report reveals that the Denver Sheriff’s Department repeatedly ignored dozens of serious complaints by inmates against deputies.

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Nothing says “sorry” like a fist.

Gentle Men & Abusive Women: A Lethal Pairing Nobody Wants to Talk About

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Dr. Jed Diamond shares his personal story, and his hard-earned insights, about being an abused man in a relationship.