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I Think I’ve Got it and it Falls Apart

The last year has been trying, and I was thinking I was starting to get the hang of all the ups and downs, but that is not the...

Effects of Domestic Abuse

Effects of Abuse It broke my heart to write about and think about the people living with domestic violence, but it cannot and will not change if we do...

Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is the most under-reported form of abuse (including intimate partner violence and child abuse). Most of the research on the elder abuse has been on economic...

Child Abuse

Child abuse can come in many forms just like intimate partner violence. However, the most common form of abuse is neglect. There are two types of neglect emotional...

Sibling Abuse

About 7 months ago I heard some children outside crying and screaming. I look out the window and this 14-year-old boy is beating up (I mean really hurting) his 7...

Sexual Abuse

Women are the largest group of victims of sexual abuse but is a problem with men as well. This is a topic that is very personal as I have been...

Emotional Abuse (Verbal Abuse)

When I got married something my ex-started doing was telling me “you suck” or other such things. Then after he kicked me out he started calling me out...

Physical Abuse

I have had the misfortune of knowing a few women who have been in physically abusive relationships. The first girl I knew was 14 and I was 16,...

Economic/ Financial Abuse

I got married in 2011 at age 21, I had just started school. In fact, I did school work on my honeymoon. My ex-husband changed the week we...

Domestic Abuse Awareness

October is the month of one of the largest money making, and family holidays of the fall, and that is Halloween. However, October is also Domestic Abuse Awareness...

7 Things Siblings Should NEVER Do.

As part of my classes, we are reading about civility, and it got me to thinking about this post and how keeping civility could remedy a lot of...

6 Ways Mental Illness Has Changed My Life

When I got diagnosed with anxiety, I thought with medication my life could stay the same. I thought I could deal with and handle things had I could...