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Zen talk and trauma. Does it help?

Zen talk and trauma. Does it help? Airing Saturday, January 19, at 11 AM Pacific Time, Available after through the archive at www.blogtalkradio.com/3women3ways.     Is Buddhism a philosophy? A religion? A way of life? Well, yes and no. But the bigger...

How to prevent self hatred

What if we could prevent our children from hating themselves, and instead foster self-love and in turn, self-care? Turns out, we can! Imagine if you will growing up with a particular set of values. Perhaps you don’t even have to imagine it; perhaps you actually did...

Rural women and violence

Rural women and violence Airing Saturday, January 19, at 11 AM Pacific Time, Available after through the archive at www.blogtalkradio.com/3women3ways.     Is there a difference between the violence women in urban areas suffer and the violence that rural...

How can we change toxic behavior?

If you’ve seen the Gillette commercial addressing toxic masculinity, chances are you have an opinion about it. The ad takes a new spin on the decades old Gillette slogan, asking “Is this the best a man can get?” while showing news clips and dramatizations of bullying,...

How can rapists have better rights than sperm donors?

An Arizona woman in a vegetative state who has been living in a nursing home for more than a decade gave birth December 29 to a baby boy, but that’s not the most revolting part of the story. The man who raped and impregnated her is considered the child’s father, with...

Child abuse and neglect deaths down in Indiana: report

Author Meredith Colias-Pete Nearly 60 children died in Indiana from abuse or neglect in fiscal year 2016, according to state report. One child died in Lake County from abuse, while another died from neglect in LaPorte County, according to the Indiana Department of...

Why men abuse women and what makes them stop

Courts Must Learn Basics about Domestic Violence Four decades after domestic violence first became a public issue our courts still don’t understand the causes and effective responses to domestic violence. Attempting to resolve DV cases without fundamental DV knowledge...

More hypocrisy from Roman Catholic Church on sex abuse

Pope Francis calls for Pedophile Priests to turn themselves into justice: “To those who abuse minors I would say this: convert and hand yourself over to human justice, and prepare for divine justice,”   Pope Francis Vatican Church calls for legislation to remove...

Ten facts prove America allows abuse

For those who don’t pay close attention to news about domestic violence and sexual assault it might sound crazy to suggest that America allows abuse; but we have for a long time. The shocking news about three straight years with reduced life expectancy rates places...

Suicide after fatal child custody decision

Faith Was Misplaced: Now Faith is Lost Another fatal child custody decision leads to another child suicide. Custody courts are in crisis. Children are paying the price. This child was 13 years old. Her name was Faith. Another child who could have been protected if the...

Pediatricians strengthen stance against spanking kids

(CNN)The American Academy of Pediatrics has hardened its stance against spanking children as a form of parental discipline. In a new policy statement, published in the journal Pediatrics on Monday, the pediatricians' group recommends that adults caring for children...

Child Abuse and Neglect

 Authors: Melinda Smith M.A.,  Lawrence Robinson, and Jeanne Segal, Ph.DChild abuse is more than bruises and broken bones. While physical abuse might be the most visible, other types of abuse, such as emotional abuse and neglect, also leave deep, lasting scars on...

Don’t wait to report suspected child abuse

Author: Mary Beth Bonaventura Reports of abuse and neglect have steadily risen since the Indiana child abuse Hotline was centralized in 2010. Last year, the Hotline received 225,152 reports of alleged child abuse or neglect, compared to 202,493 reports in 2014. April...

Judge Kavanaugh, She Was Only 15

What does it mean if we let a woman’s disclosure of sexual assault by Judge Kavanaugh keep him from getting to the supreme court? And what does it say about us if we don’t?

Redefining The Cycle Of Abuse

The cycle of abuse is a social cycle theory developed in 1979 by Lenore E. Walker to explain patterns of behavior in an abusive relationship. The cycle usually goes in the same order, and will repeat until the conflict is stopped, usually by the survivor...

The day I found out my husband had abused our daughter

Author:Emma Charles In many ways, we were an ordinary family – mum, dad, two kids, a Volvo in the drive.  And in some ways we weren’t so ordinary. As a ship’s engineer, my husband Daniel worked away from home for up to four months at a time. But I never for a moment...

Is Spanking Trauma?

We’ve all wanted to hit our kids. Many of us have. And many of us were hit as kids. So how bad can it be? Learn the answer to that question on this week’s episode of 3 Women 3 Ways.

Nebraska Adult And Child Abuse Neglect Hotline

Nebraska Adult & Child Abuse & Neglect Hotline 1-800-652-1999 Nebraska state law requires any person who suspects that a child has been physically or sexually abused or neglected to report it promptly to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services....

Spanking. Give it up

What if, for Lent this year, we gave up spanking? Not forever, just for forty days. A fast, if you will, just to test the waters and see where a non-spanking lifestyle could take us.

Aurora priest charged with child abuse

Author Hannah Leone Alfredo Pedraza Arias was sentenced to 205 days in county jail with credit for time served after his guilty plea. With credit for time already spent in jail, Arias was set to be released Saturday morning, Attorney David Camic said. Kane County jail...

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