Labels vs. Identity
survivors of abuse
“The beauty of survivors is their capacity to show empathy and sympathy as they heal in a safe holistically sustainable group of mentors/family. They are our treasures.” – Alexander Villarreal
Joanna Schroeder explores the overuse of the term “Trigger Warning” in the blogosphere, and wonders whether the term actually serves to undermine the security of trauma survivors.
A grassroots effort to support survivors takes its message to Baltimore’s Penn Station.
David Pittman, a survivor of abuse, examines the role of forgiveness in healing.
David Pittman reviews some of the therapeutic options for recovery from sexual abuse—from the traditional to the experimental.
When it is possible at all, forgiveness is an ongoing, sacred process.
If your family will not be kind to you this holiday season, please: be kind to yourself.
Bullying doesn’t always stop when childhood ends.
For comedian Billy Batz, Male Abuse Awareness Week is personal.