In a two-part series with the ACECC Journal, we will discuss prenatal non-physical abuse and the long-term effects on children.
Your friend has just told you that they have been sexually assaulted, abused, stalked or raped and you want to support them but you’re not sure what they need. Maybe it happened to them decades ago, in childhood, or maybe it was as recent as today. You want to help your friend in any way you can. Situations may vary, but here are 5 tips for friends of survivors.
No relationship is perfect, be it familial, a friendship, romantic relationship, or a marriage, yet any of these can be a toxic relationship
Countless children are enduring hell at home with their abusers. Those who work with children will need to watch for signs of abuse when the kids return.
Harvey Weinstein didn’t pin down all his victims, in fact, some of them willingly got in their car and went to meet him. Louise Godbold explains coercion.
Gaslighting is abuse. It is an act of violence, be it domestic violence, workplace, or elsewhere. Know how to recognize and survive it.
An interview with the Stop Abuse Campaign’s Melanie Blow about ACEs, addiction, prostitution and child sex abuse laws and policy.
Life is stressful. Here are some situations to avoid and some remedies to keep you stress-free. They then live happy and healthy
How many children are involved in child sex trafficking in the United States? What can you do to ensure your child doesn’t end up being trafficked?
Is your child being bullied; or worse, a bully? The best way to stop bullying is to lead by example. Stop acting like a bully yourself.
Bill Cosby joked about being abused as a child, and the punchline was “look how well I turned out”. That argument deserves re-examination.
Six year old’s body shame. Even when they’ve been taught not to. That’s a problem, and there are things you as parents can do about that.
Despite all the hand wringing, web TV series “13 Reasons Why” isn’t as scary or bad as some are saying. At least we’re talking about teen suicide.
I will not be measured and weighed and found wanting. I’m going to be OK as I am, even if I am obese. Find out why I choose to be fat.