Pro-life and pro-birth are not the same things. Lala lays out the difference between them and what we can do to be pro-life.
Holidays for abuse survivors: it is not your job to swallow the truth elephant just to make your family feel comfortable.
What is Narcissistic Abuse? How can it be characterized? What is the ‘double-message double-bind” that abusers use? What can you do?
Integrate your younger-self into your adult life. An abusive upbringing can make us feel like our young-self is still in our childhood home.
A memoir contains a magical ability to heal. Discover how using a memoir for healing from abuse works? How do you start?
No relationship is perfect, be it familial, a friendship, romantic relationship, or a marriage, yet any of these can be a toxic relationship
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.
If we’re not supposed to yell, and spanking is no longer an acceptable discipline method, then what are we supposed to do?
Gaslighting is abuse. It is an act of violence, be it domestic violence, workplace, or elsewhere. Know how to recognize and survive it.
Pedophiles on YouTube: while parents are aghast, they don’t seem to realize that YouTube is only a symptom of a larger problem.
20 years ago CDC research on childhood trauma, called ACEs, showed survivors lead shorter sicker lives. Why aren’t we preventing it?
What does it take to stop child abuse? It takes all of us committing ourselves to stopping it. Do you know what to do? Here’s where to start.
Bill Cosby joked about being abused as a child, and the punchline was “look how well I turned out”. That argument deserves re-examination.
Testimony in New York State calling for Maternal Home Visiting programs to be broadly available as a way of dramatically reducing abuse and neglect.
Being a motherless mother is hard, the impact of a mother who has mental illness becomes clear when you become a mother yourself
It’s time we rethink the act of shaming our children and labeling it discipline. Teaching children to manage anger is best done by modeling it ourselves.