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Animal Abusers Badly Beat Navy Veteran For Defending Turtle, Police Say

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 02.16.2017 | Crime

A Navy veteran with disabilities was attacked by three animal abusers when he stepped up to defend a turtle they were repeatedly smashing on the groun...

Here's Why You Stay In That Shi**y Relationship

Michelle Zunter | Posted 02.15.2017 | Women
Michelle Zunter

Source: Michelle Zunter I've been there. The constant arguments. The name-calling, the yelling, the screaming. Then there's the jealousy, insec...

Video Shows Woman Calling Her Filipino Neighbors ‘Orange Savages’ In Racist Tirade

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.05.2017 | Impact

A woman says she was “completely wrong” after video of her yelling racist slurs at her Filipino neighbor on New Year’s Eve went viral. The woman...

Rebuilding Lives Of Survivors Of Domestic Violence In Kazakhstan

UN Women | Posted 11.17.2016 | Women
UN Women

Crossposted from UN Women. Under-funded and facing huge demand for their services, non-state domestic violence centres offer women anonymity, confid...

'My Parents Forced Me To Have Sex With Them'

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

In 1996, Justine and Jim were charged in the sexual assault and exploitation of their then 13-year-old biological daughter, Amanda. They later pleaded...

Woman Claims Daughter Uses 12-Year-Old Granddaughter ‘As A Slave’

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

“My daughter Shawna is physically and verbally abusive to my 12-year-old granddaughter,” claims Vicki. “Shawna tells my granddaughter that she h...

5 Ways To Teach Your Teens About The Power Of Kindness

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 11.03.2016 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

I have been working in my profession as a clinical psychologist for 25+ years. It brings me both joy and humility on a daily basis. I am honored and s...

Will You Choose To Vote From A Healthy Or An Abusive Place?

Lisa Rosenthal | Posted 11.01.2016 | Fifty
Lisa Rosenthal

Given the amount of sexual molestation, sexism, racism, and many other forms of hatred that are perpetrated against us almost from the very beginning of our lives, it's no wonder that glitches are created. They keep us sane. They help us survive.

Abuse And How We Dress

Andrea Pflaumer | Posted 10.28.2016 | Fifty
Andrea Pflaumer

I write about fashion, color, and style because I have had a love-hate relationship with it for most of my life. That's because I do not fit into any conventional category of beauty nor do I resemble any celebrity whose style sense I might be inspired by.

Families Under One Roof

Deborah De Santis | Posted 10.25.2016 | Impact
Deborah De Santis

CSH has launched One Roof to change the lives of vulnerable families struggling at the intersection of homelessness and child welfare involvement, and...


Janice S. Lintz | Posted 10.17.2016 | Politics
Janice S. Lintz

We have all seen the recent headlines about mistreatment of women. Many readers are probably shocked, but for women who have gone through it, this is business as usual. As a retired lawyer who lived through physical and verbal domestic violence, I am appalled by the way the system treats women who are abused.

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Chandra Hoffman | Posted 10.12.2016 | Impact
Chandra Hoffman

A FRIENDSHIP, IN REVERSE In Memory of Nicole* It was standing room only at her funeral, a service that brought none of the hundreds who stumbled out i...

Trump Is Triggering Domestic Violence Survivors With Textbook Abusive Behavior

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 01.11.2017 | Women

It’s been seven years since Lisette Johnson’s abusive husband shot her and then turned the gun on himself, but nowadays, whenever she turns on the...

We Wear Orange

Alexandra Owens | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Owens

On Friday our family wears orange. You can't compare pain and hurt like the one our people endured in the Residential Schools. You only have to ask so...

Woman Claims Mom’s Abuse Made Brother ‘Snap’ And Murder Grandma

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Joselyn claims growing up she and her brother were severely abused by their mother, Aaliyah. She says she remembers her mother’s “unpredictable”...

Breaking the cycle of parental rage with my firstborn

Alexandra Owens | Posted 09.14.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Owens

Sigh. I'm that mom tonight. I actually couldn't put my oldest to bed. The thought of him starting school tomorrow; all day on his own; sent tears to m...

Is Elder Guardianship A New Form Of Human Trafficking?

Dr. Terri Kennedy | Posted 09.13.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Terri Kennedy

As the 71st session of the General Assembly of the United Nations begins this week to discuss international issues that affect the lives of millions t...

The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

Here's How to Stop Dating Bad Boys

Suzannah Galland | Posted 09.06.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Suzannah Galland

If you find yourself locked into a lust ridden on-again-off-again affair and riding the emotional roller coaster - get clear about what the problems a...

Derailment And How To Manage It

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
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Jane Simon, M.D.

Although we can't undo the past, we can recognize a derailment and take action to get back on track.

Reclaim The Bindi: What It Means For Victims Of Widow Abuse And Sexual Assault

Brown Girl Magazine | Posted 08.09.2016 | Women
Brown Girl Magazine

Bindi politics have been around for centuries and is one of the greatest forms of gender-based oppression in our society. I know. I am the daughter of a widow.

Pit Bull And Yorkshire Terrier Rescued From Hot, 'Bubbling' Tar On Roof

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.27.2016 | Good News

These dogs endured a tragic set of circumstances, but they’re now beginning a much happier chapter in their lives. The Newark, New Jersey branch of...

Twitter CEO Defends Decision To Permanently Ban Notorious Twitter Troll

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology

When does free speech become hate speech? That can be a tricky question to answer, but, as the late Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart once said (of...

Eviction Notice: The Inner-Abuser Must Go

Nichole Sylvester | Posted 07.21.2016 | Women
Nichole Sylvester

I challenge you to take a stand again your abusers. The one in your mind and the ones around you. People who treat you like sh*t, attempt to control your beautiful, free spirit and anyone else who makes you feel like you're weak or incompetent. I don't care if they are family or life long friends...choose YOU, always!

To Cross The Street You Must Trust

Heather Gillis-Harris | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Heather Gillis-Harris

Trust. Where do you pull from when your mental file cabinet is full of so many painful memories? When you have been lied to, used, hurt and the woun...