What Are The Non-Negotiables In Your Relationships?

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“Who you allow into your life, mind and heart are among the most important decisions you will ever make.”- Bryant McGill

Recovery on Yellow Brick Road, Part 2


Like so many men who experienced sexual abuse as boys, John was deeply confused by the experience. Here’s a metaphor for how he faced the sense of betrayal, boundary confusion and distrust.

You Don’t Need to Feel Ashamed


Survivors of sexual abuse can’t simply flip the shame button to the off position. If only it were that easy…

” Shame and guilt only drives abuse underground where it thrives.”

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How Could You Love Someone Who Hit You?

Saving Our Soles-Walk A Mile In Her Shoes


Edie Weinstein has a definite case of shoe envy after participating in a fun and light hearted activity, focusing on a dark and serious topic.

Hitting Your Girlfriend Is Never Justified … Period


She cheated; I lost my temper; it wasn’t that bad; and I’m the victim: Ousted RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh “G” Chahal’s classic defense of his attack on Juliet Kakish.

Healing from Abuse: ‘We Are Made To Soar’

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Mark Riser is traveling the world, filming the stories of child sex abuse survivors. His mission: to help them rise up and live their dreams.

Easter: A Conflict of Emotions


David Pittman is a Christian who was abused by the Church. That experience changed his perspective on the Resurrection.

The One Thing Crucial to Moving Forward After Being Hurt


The hardest part of moving forward is allowing ourselves to forgive, Orin J Hahn has a few role models on why that is the most important step.

The Power Of, And Alternatives To, Forgiveness


Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.

Dear ‘Dear Fatty’ Writer: Where You See Fat, I See Armor

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With this article Alanna Fero is as publicly vulnerable as she’s ever been. The only thing scarier? Being thin.

A Rethink is Needed on how to Handle Trafficked and Migrant Children

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The transnational movement of children and their protection has to be addressed more broadly than the current restrictive interpretations of trafficking can allow.

He Was a Victim of the R Word


We don’t like to speak of the R word, yet its impact is undeniable.

#YouCantBreakMe: These Bullying Victims Prove You Have To Go Through It To Get Through It (Video)


Many ‘beautiful’ people have battled through ugly pasts. In this video, you’ll see their testimonies.

Growing Number of States Moving Away from Juvenile Solitary Confinement

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Behold the landscape of juvenile solitary confinement, and how quickly it can change.

Communion at the Texas Bar & Grill


A chance meeting at the Texas Bar & Grill brings with it a promise of hope to a once-suffering heart.