abuse

  1. Mom & Dad

    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...
  2. Teen Health & Wellness

    Protect your teen from domestic violence

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    When people hear the words "domestic violence," they often think of adults. But this highly dangerous issue affects one in three...
  3. Mom & Dad

    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. After enduring years of verbal and...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Tweens, Teens & College

    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...
  7. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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. There...
  8. Wellness

    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...
  9. 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...
  10. Parenting Advice & Columns

    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...
  11. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    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,...
  12. Dating Tips

    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...
  13. Child Development & Health

    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...
  14. Wellness

    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...
  15. Happiness & Friendship

    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,...
  16. Wellness

    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...
  17. Child Development & Health

    Centers for Disease Control: Majority of adults had a “troubled childhood”

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    Do you feel like you had a difficult childhood? If you’re an adult who experienced a troubled childhood as a result of abuse, absent...
  18. Teen Behavior

    MTV Teen Mom Amber Portwood charged with felonies

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    MTV Teen Mom star Amber Portwood is being charged with three felonies stemming from violent altercations aired on the show. Where...
  19. Self Improvement & Mental Health

    Domestic abuse: Dealing with death

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    Did you know that nearly 50 percent of the violent crimes against family members each year are committed against spouses and that 58...
  20. Aging

    Elder abuse: A deepening current social issue

    According to a survey in the mid nineties, roughly 19 million adults (just over 10 percent) report at least some functional...