No, Stop, and More: the Reality of Fear for A Mother’s Son

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How do we separate our own fears from parenting realities? Malleable Mom Ashley Fuchs recounts teaching when no means no.   — I heard peals of laughter coming from the other room. I smiled, knowing the sound of my husband tickling our then three-year-old daughter. “No! STOP!” After a brief pause, the laughter continued. Then, it happened […]

Who Will You Choose to Be…A Victim or A Hero?

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Michael Feeley on his story of growth.

7 Signs You Are a Victim of Gaslighting

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Narcissists and other manipulators can make you believe you’re crazy. Here are the warning signs.

Don’t Call Me Strong

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Being called strong was always a compliment, until I realized my version of strength was holding me back.

3 Warning Signs You Might Have Victim Tendencies

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Kary Oberbrunner says you choose whether you let your circumstances affect your life.

The Fine Art of Complaining and a Life That Sucks

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Here’s a sure-fire way to make sure that your life never sucks again…

Are you Sucked into the Drama Triangle?

Are you Sucked into the Drama Triangle

Here’s how to get back out.

Are You a Member of the B.O.B. Club?

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Do you ever feel unappreciated or like a beast of burden? If so, here’s your way out of the B.O.B. Club…

Rolling Stone and UVA: The Intersection of Journalism and Victim Blaming

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Christopher M. Anderson uses Rolling Stone’s recent retraction about their University of Virginia story about on-campus rape to underscore the crucial need for responsible journalism in cases involving victims.

No, Ray Rice, You’re Not Holding Strong

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Here’s what holding strong really is.

5 Signs You’re Being Played by a ‘Victim’

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Thomas Fiffer pinpoints 5 signs that a “victim-player” is playing you and shares 5 traits of true survivors.

How Being Bullied Was One of My Greatest Gifts

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Bettina Goodwin reflects on her experiences of being bullied and how a new perspective transformed her life completely.

How This Little Girl Is Living her Parents Fights

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Lea is her mother in disguise.

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.

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.

On Raising Kids Not to Bully (Or to Be Bullied)

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Julie Gillis looks at ways you can help your child grow up to not be a bully — and, equally important, how to not have them be a victim of bullying.