Why Roger Goodell Needed to Punish Adrian Peterson to Save Himself

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After much debate and speculation, Commissioner Roger Goodell handed out the league’s punishment to Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson.

The Example of Adrian Peterson: Where We Stand As a Society On Child Abuse

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Wai Sallas is thankful that this year’s Adrian Peterson and Ray Rice cases finally forced a broader national discourse – and the NFL to get tough – on crimes of domestic violence and child abuse

Love Is Not a Defense for Abuse

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MaleSurvivor Executive Director Christopher Anderson reminds us that love does not guarantee that parents will keep their children safe.

BREAKING: Adrian Peterson Avoids Jail Time . . . . And We Are Still Asking The Wrong Questions

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We’re still focused on the wrong thing in the Peterson child abuse case.

Do the Hosts of “The Talk” Really Think a Woman Hitting a Man is OK?

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Sure, it’s “just entertainment” but it is also a belief system that condones the abuse of men. Why do we think that is funny?

Adrian Peterson, Child Abuse, And Why It Doesn’t Matter If That’s How You Were Raised

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People who were raised with corporal punishment and say “But I came out just fine” are wrong, writes Aaron Gouviea. Those people did not turn out “just fine” because they still think that using weapons against a child and beating them bloody is acceptable behavior.

Why Hitting Women and Children is Not What Men Do, Period!

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Abusing loved ones only teaches that bigger, stronger people can hurt smaller, weaker people. MEN don’t do that!

What The NFL Cares About

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Questions about the NFL’s morality miss an important point. The NFL doesn’t really have any, because all it cares about is revenue and image.

Is There Still a Place for Physical Discipline?

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I was raised by the belt, but should I do the same with my children?

The Long Road to Healing

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Will the Catholic Church seize the opportunity to create a safer world for kids?

We Need To Be Brave And Stand Up To Evil

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In the aftermath of the Rotherham Child Exploitation scandal, too much focus has been put on the ethnicity and religion of the criminals. Andrew Lawes believes fear is the real issue. He wants to help you be brave.

Degrees of Child Abuse?

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One way to help survivors heal? Stop quantifying abuse.

Cool Dad Raps in the Car With His Sons

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Look out Eminem. This dad can really rip it up!

Smells Like Broken Teen Spirit

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Rikers Island’s culture of violence against teen prisoners makes broken teen spirit, and shows a deeper social ill.

An Open Letter to Richard Dawkins

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Male Survivor Executive Director Chris Anderson pleads with Richard Dawkins to stop diminishing the experiences of other survivors.

Raising Compassionate Boys: Healing Mistakes

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“The wound is the place where the light enters you” ~Rumi (on parenting?) One morning when my older son was 6 year old, he would not get out of bed until 7:45–30 minutes before school started. Then he wouldn’t eat his eggs since he was distracted by his Pokemon cards, so I threw the cards […]