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  1. Relationships

    A year of domestic violence, up close and personal

    The video you are about to see is hard to watch, but the message is even harder to ignore.
  2. Love & Sex

    Sex may sell, but at what cost?

    At the launch of the Pamela Anderson Foundation yesterday in Cannes, Anderson shared her heartbreaking history and the source of her...
  3. Celebrity Gossip

    Pamela Anderson reveals horrific history of sexual abuse

    Pamela Anderson has revealed the painful memories of a past riddled with sexual abuse — and her traumatic ordeals have led her to...
  4. Tips & Advice

    How we're failing children with special needs

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    The stories are heinous in different ways and the common denominator is heartbreaking — a mother of a teenage boy with autism kills...
  5. Tips & Advice

    When should you call CPS on someone?

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    Deciding to call Child Protective Services on an acquaintance, friend or family member is a really difficult choice to make. There...
  6. K-12

    Protect your teen from domestic violence

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    When people hear the words "domestic violence," they often think of adults. However, this highly dangerous issue affects one in...
  7. Tips & Advice

    When kids hit mom

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    "Lisa" has four children — one has a really good job, two are in college and the fourth hits her.
  8. Love & Sex

    Advice from a celebrity therapist

    When it comes to bad relationships, celebrity therapist Lisa Haisha says the lives of celebrities aren't that different than the...
  9. SheKnows Cares

    Sheltering Wings partnership aids rape victims

    According to the Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network, someone in the United States is sexually assaulted every two minutes. And...
  10. Parenting

    When teen dating violence hits your family

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    Dating violence can be physical, emotional, psychological or sexual in nature. It can include forceful, abusive acts, as well as...
  11. Well-being

    My family is abusive: How to deal with bullies in your family

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    One of the things that I hear often as a therapist is the struggle many clients have dealing with abusive parents or siblings.
  12. Well-being

    How to safely leave an abusive relationship

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    The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence states that "approximately 1.3 million women are victims of physical...
  13. Music

    Music review: Carrie Underwood -- "Blown Away"

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    Thanks, Carrie. I pressed play and almost dropped my bottle of peroxide on the “GIRLS RULE” crop tee I was going to wear in honor of...
  14. Tips & Advice

    Parenting Guru: Can coaches shape boys into men?

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    Esta Soler, an expert on violence against women and children, founded Futures Without Violence 30 years ago and made it into one of...
  15. Well-being

    Rape: Lessons for surviving sexual assault

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    On August 21, 1988 I faced the terror of being sexually assaulted. As a survivor, I was overwhelmed with feelings of humiliation,...
  16. Dating

    Love advice: Beware of a man with a temper

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    There are many traits that are good predictors of how a man will treat a woman while in a relationship. Most women focus on specific...
  17. K-12

    Talking to your kids about sexual abuse

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    Warning your kids about predators who sexually abuse children is enough to make your heart hit the floor. Your mind doesn't want to...
  18. Well-being

    What to do if you are sexually assaulted

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    Though April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, being more aware for a month isn't enough. Perhaps one day, sexual assault will get...
  19. Well-being

    Mental health: Can you get over childhood trauma?

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    Television writer Tracy McMillan managed to work her way into a killer Hollywood career -- a privileged world of pool houses,...
  20. Well-being

    Protect yourself: 10 Tips to avoid dating abuse

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    Did you know that 30 percent of women murdered in the US are killed by their boyfriends, husbands, or exes? Or that 20 to 25 percent...