Articles on Abuse - Page 2

My Adversity, My Son

I watched “Hawthorne” on TNT tonight. One of the story lines was about a woman who came into the ER with a broken arm and during the examination she...
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Why Do Abused Victims Stay?

It can be difficult for many people to understand why a person would stay in an abusive relationship, but there are many reasons. Strong emotional and psychological forces keep...
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The Buddha & The Borderline

The Buddha & The Borderline, by writer, artist and advocate Kiera Van Gelder, exposes a regularly hushed-up topic: borderline personality disorder (BPD). BPD is shrouded in stigma. There’s little...
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Abuse

Raising Assertive Kids

Assertiveness isn’t necessarily innate. While it might come naturally to some people, it’s largely a skill — and an important one at that for both adults and kids. According...
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Marital Rape

As an advice columnist, I receive too many letters like these (names have been changed): Anna is a woman in her 40s. She has been in a conflicted marriage...
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