Tag Archives: Abuse

Types of Domestic Violence and How to Break the Cycle

The common myth about domestic violence is that it occurs to women and their children. The reality is that anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship at any stage of their lives. This article will not only cover the different Types of Domestic Violence, it will also cover the traits of these abusers and

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The Ultimate and Sad Emotional Abuse Definition

Emotional abuse is a form of abuse that is not physical in nature. However, it can be just as devastating to a person as physical or sexual abuse. It is a form of manipulation that usually involves constant criticism, belittling, and purposely intimidating the victim. Those who suffer from this type of abuse may also

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Nine Warning Signs of an Abuser

No one is immune to abuse. Men, women, children, and seniors are all prone to being abuse victims. Abuse can take many forms, including physical assault, emotional bullying, sexual abuse, or neglect. Abuse victims may develop emotional and psychological problems, including anxiety disorders and depression. Victims that have faced severe abuse may resort to substance

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The Constant Need for Child Protection Services

Child protection services are standardized services provided by the government and were specifically designed to protect underage children from harm. The secondary purpose is to encourage and support stability and functionality of families. Although some states use terms like “Child Protection”,” Department of Child and Family Services”, “Department of Social Services” or similar, Child Protective

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Are You Abused? A Guide to Domestic Violence

Spouses and domestic partners, by the nature of the closeness of the relationship, often have disagreements and arguments. But when does this adversarial behavior venture into the territory of domestic abuse? Obviously, direct violence (hitting, pushing, and other forms of physical abuse) should not be a result of arguing and fighting. But neither should the

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Living with The Bullying Boss

The Bullying Boss and Corporation Bullies Situations that can be difficult are when the boss or corporation are all bullies. This happens more frequently than any of us would like to admit. When a person has climbed up the corporate ladder, they have obtained a certain amount of power over those under them. If a person

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I Hate My Dad : Child Abuse

But, I Hate My Dad! It is common to have a difficult relationship with your parents, especially during your adolescent years. Dealing with the hectic stress of growing up can be full of unseen pressures and may cause you to feel irritable and angry towards your parents. However, although this is normal, there are certain feelings

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About the Survivor Network of those Abused by Priests

Survivor Network of those Abused by Priests and Catholic Priest Sexual Abuse of Children and Minors Introduction: The general issue of Priest Sex Abuse It is very well known that once they are ordained, Catholic priests cannot date or marry. Whether it is playing into the issue of sexual abuse is still largely unknown at this

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Signs and Symptoms of Psychological Abuse

Psychological abuse is also known as emotional abuse and is often difficult for people to recognize. However, if you familiarize yourself with its signs and symptoms, you should be able to tell if it’s happening to you or to someone you know. What makes psychological abuse difficult to recognize is that it leaves no physical

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Definition of Child Abuse and Identifying an Abused Child

Child Abuse! Child protective agencies work hard to help the child abused and the parents get the help they need to become a loving family again. However, children in abusive homes can go unnoticed and technology cannot predict those at risk. Child abuse happens: In all religions At any socioeconomic level In every ethnic group

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Domestic Violence Facts and Why you should Read Them

Domestic Violence Facts Determining the existence of domestic violence is difficult unless the incident is documented and many are not. What we do know, however, is that there are almost 1,200 victims of physical violence from an intimate partner every hour of the day. Many who witness these displays are silent about the abuse that

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Emotional Abuse in Australia

Have you ever been around a couple, like a boyfriend and a girlfriend, and it seems as if one is always putting the other down? It could be snide comments or passive aggressive insults, but it just makes you uncomfortable to be a witness? I think many of us have had this situation, and we

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