When people think of physical abuse they think of black eyes, busted lips, and broken arms or noses. But what if it wasn’t?
Did you experience food abuse? When a parent has food available and chooses to withhold it from their child it is neglect.
Abuse Survivors and Our Bodies. Did you suffer child abuse? If so. you may care about yourself less because you think nobody cares about you.
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 to break the cycle of abusive parenting? Here are some ways.
Trusting someone with your story of abuse is a huge hurdle to overcome if you have been sexually abused. You need a sexual abuse co-pilot.
Society has ranked types of abuse in a hierarchy it 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. A friend when going through a rough time. Do you know how to be an 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?
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Why aren’t we preventing it?
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.
US researchers have found early intervention can help prevent negative childhood experiences in infancy turning into long-term health risks.
I came from a really poor household. I pulled my family out of extreme poverty. Then my boss raped me, life 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.