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Abusive Parents

New Year's Resolution? Just Be a Mom

Sherri Kuhn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Parents
Sherri Kuhn

Whether you are a mom or just have a mom, you know that all mothers have flaws. No matter how hard we try, we just can't be perfect.

My Hideous Angel: A Story of Growing Up Gay in an Abusive Home

Randall Jenson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Randall Jenson

My brother and sister were out in the living room. I remember calling them into the bedroom and explaining to them that I was leaving. I had to go. When my sister asked why, I shared, "Remember how Mom always kicks me out of the house and calls me a faggot and stuff?"

Abuse: The Gift That Never Stops Giving

Dorothy Sander | Posted 10.18.2013 | Fifty
Dorothy Sander

I have watched and lived with -- for 40 plus years -- the trail of destruction that has followed in the wake of one man's lifetime of abusive behavior...

Memories Of Violence: The Last Time My Father Beat Me

Randall Jenson | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Randall Jenson

The police photographed my nose, my eye, my face and my arms. They documented the bruises. Then I saw my father arrive at the station in steel handcuffs. I will never forget that image, because it was the only time in all the years of abuse that I saw him arrested.

'I Lied About My Father's Abuse To Keep My Family Together'

| Posted 10.18.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

When Parents Are Too Toxic To Tolerate | RICHARD A. FRIEDMAN, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

You can divorce an abusive spouse. You can call it quits if your lover mistreats you. But what can you do if the source of your misery is your own par...