Love doesn’t go hand-in-hand with violence, indifference, and the need to dominate those who you say you love.
Adults weren’t always helpful. I learned to rely on my own resources.
I’m married to a man who has broken my wings. Can our relationship heal? And can I fly?
Makeup artist Lauren Luke takes a moment to remind us there are things a brush, powder, and scarf should never be used to cover up.
Kozo Hattori confesses his biggest failure (so far) as a father.
Is all this focus on physical abuse missing the point?
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.
How can we learn to nurture hope over fear?
Steven Downey talks about life, his wife, and working in a Woman’s Shelter.
“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…
Haze (v): (1) Drive in a specific direction while on horseback; (2) Force to perform strenuous, humiliating, or dangerous tasks
A checklist of signs of psychological abuse as well as a list of the effects psychological abuse can have on the victim.
Dennis Milam Bensie discusses a relationship of a different time period, but an issue still very present in our current culture.
How to recognize domestic violence against men and what to do about it
Curt Moyer explains how, before he sought therapy, he’d spent a lifetime pushing people away.
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