No matter how much one breaks the cycle of abuse, it can’t magically and retroactively change the leaves and branches of one’s family tree.
The US has the largest prison population in the world and highest per-capita incarceration rate but how are we treating the high rate of ACEs in prison?
Victims of racism or abuse have a lot in common. Azure Moyna shares the greatest gift you can give someone who has been abused or mistreated.
How to lose the language of abuse and achieve the miracle of actually being able to think in the new language. Emotional language is everything.
Are you a victim of abusive parenting and now a parent yourself? Wonder how you can parent without being abusive? Here are some ways you can break the cycle.
Trusting someone with your story of abuse is a huge hurdle to overcome when you have been sexually abused as a child. It’s easier with a co-pilot.
Society has ranked types of abuse in a hierarchy society considers most to least bad, and even buckets abuse into legitimate and illegitimate categories.
It’s important for survivors and victims of abuse to have allies. To have a friend on their side when going through a rough time. Are you someone’s ally?
We hear the expression. “blaming the victim,” but do we really know what victim blaming means? Or why we blame victims?
My recovery as a sex offender started when I stopped making excuses. And it started in the hostile environment of a prison.
It’s difficult to recover from ACEs, but it can done. This blog gives eight useful tips to recover from ACEs allowing people to go through life with ease.
Experiencing trauma leads to all sorts of negative consequences but did you realize that it there is a strong relationship between overwork and past trauma?
Got a Valentine message for your ex? Name a cockroach after your ex then. El Paso zoo will feed it to one of their Meerkats for you.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Home Visiting Services is the solution.
Workplace pests upsetting you? Do you know about Idiopathic Mutual Irritation? Louise Penberthy will give advice to all of us on how to deal with both.
I came from a really poor household. I pulled my family out of extreme poverty. Then my boss raped me, it fell apart, but I recovered.
Disclosing abuse; what does the child experience? What does the parent experience? And how can you help your child cope with the trauma?
Trauma recovery can be tough, but massage can help. It can play a big part in the process of getting better. We’re discussing trauma, recovery, and massage.
Would you recognize the signs of child abuse if you saw them? Would you know what to do? Here’s what you need to know
There are women therapists and women therapists who embrace feminist theory. Meet one expert who thinks the time has come for feminist counseling
Bullying is a reality in many children’s lives. But there are things parents can teach their kids to empower them that don’t involve violence.
Why does noone talk about traumatized kids being raised by traumatized parents? Should complex trauma play a role in adoption?
I got tired of feeling bad tings. Then I got tired of feeling. Then I got better, and I want others to, too.
If a child discloses sexual abuse to you, it could change both of your lives. But a little knowledge can make you into the person an abused child needs.