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5 Warning Signs Of An Abusive Relationship

Did you know there are definite personality traits that are typical of a man who abuses? While not every abuser falls under this profile, here are five typical warning signs that the guy you're with doesn't have your best interests at heart.

Love & Drugs: 6 Reasons Your Teen Is Abusing Drugs [EXPERT]
In spite of drug education, teens continue to use and abuse drugs.
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Love & Drugs: 6 Reasons Your Teen Is Abusing Drugs

You need to know know why kids use, what the warning signs are, and what to do about it. If you have any inklings, doubts or concerns about the possibility that your child may be using, YOU MUST TAKE ACTION. If you are wrong, so be it. And if you are right, the sooner you intervene, the better the chances are for recovery. You don't want to take a 'wait and see' parenting approach with this.

5 Helpful Things To Say To Someone Being Abused [EXPERT]
What do you say to someone who you know is being abused?
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5 Helpful Things To Say To Someone Being Abused

The other day I got a call from a worried parent, concerned about her 17-year-old daughter who is in an abusive relationship. She asked about what she could do and how she could get her daughter away from him. A question I am sure is mirrored by lots of worried parents, friends or co-workers who know someone they care about is in an abusive relationship but don't know what to do about it. I thought long and hard before I answered this parent and I just said, "Be there for her."

Confused & Unsure? You May Be Suffering From Abuse [EXPERT]
Are you feeling unsure of yourself in your relationship?
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Confused & Unsure? You May Be Suffering From Abuse

So how do you know if you have fallen prey to this subtle form of abuse? It is helpful to start paying attention to your feelings and emotions. If you tune into your body, you will gain clues to help you discover if your partner is trustworthy or not. The easiest way to tell is to ask yourself, "Do I feel emotionally safe with my partner?"

It happens to the best of us...
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It happens to the best of us...

I love sharing my stories with you because they are real life examples of what most of us go through in some way or another. This week, I am telling you about a woman I spoke with that went through an emotionally abusive relationship AND is a strong, powerful woman. She has given me permission to share this with you, in hopes that it is a starting point for you to come to the same realization that she did.

Is Your Password Strong?
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Is Your Password Strong?

A very attractive single mom recently told me this story: She had met a man and felt sure he was the man of her dreams. There was a synchronicity about their meeting she could not ignore; the chemistry was electric and the sex, she said, was the best she had ever had—in her life, I might add. It had to be love, she gushed!

6 Ways To Keep Your Children Safe From Sexual Abuse [EXPERT]
Communication could be the key to protecting your children.
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6 Ways To Keep Your Children Safe From Sexual Abuse

I have read two powerful articles about child sexual abuse this week. Evolutionary Parenting published an article written by Anonymous about the power of our words and the effects they have when we find out that someone is sexually abusing our child ... you should check it out. The words are eloquently writen and it touches the core of the human spirit. The other article is headline news about a 13 year old boy who is facing life in prison ... truly scary stuff!

Is Your Partner An Energy Vampire?
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Is Your Partner An Energy Vampire?

The most wide spread human activity on this Planet is not what you think!…What human beings do most, everywhere, anytime, is stealing other human beings' vital energy. As many Eastern healing arts and medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine, Ayurveda, etc) describe, we are mainly made of energy, in different levels of density (we have 7 bodies, or energy fields around our physical body).

 Family Violence Q&A
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Family Violence Q&A

Q: My spouse and I often have arguments over the “small stuff.” How do we get past this so that we are not constantly bickering?  A: I’ll bet neither of you would argue with your boss or work colleagues, or your children’s teachers the way you argue with each other. You have choices—you don’t have to argue with each other. Instead of acting like bickering children, use your grownup self-control to pull yourself out of the argument.

15 Signs You're In An Abusive Relationship [EXPERT]
Love doesn't have to hurt.
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15 Signs You're In An Abusive Relationship

It may be easier to avoid an abusive relationship if you're able to detect the early signs. The following is the listing of the "15 Warning Signs of an Abusive Relationship" that The Women's Center distributes to women seeking domestic violence counseling. This may be a helpful tool for you or a loved one to review in planning not to enter into, or stay in, a potentially abusive relationship.

Joe Paterno's Family Requests Emails Relating To Sandusky Scandal
Paterno's family claims some leakers tried to "smear" the coach.
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Joe Paterno's Family Requests Emails Relating To Sandusky Scandal

Joe Paterno's family has called on Pennsylvania's attorney general and former FBI Director Louis Freeh to release all emails and records related to their investigations into the Penn State child sex-abuse scandal, saying a leaker or leakers have used selective emails to "smear" the late coach and university officials.