If a teacher is inappropriately close with your child — you may need to intervene. Know the signs.
There has been a series of recent stories about female teachers having sex with their students. In 2004, the United States Department of Education reported that 40 percent of perpetrators of unwanted sexual attention toward children were women and that number has steadily risen over the past nine years. So why is this happening and how can you protect your child from becoming a victim?
Find out why so many smart women make this stupid mistake.
In my work as a relationship coach and blogger, I hear it over and over again ... yet, at some level, it still takes me by surprise: Why do so many really smart, accomplished and attractive women go for "bad boys" or Alpha males?
Doctor Romance has guidelines for protecting yourself from a violent relationship.
It’s not always easy to tell which strangers are dangerous, and which are not. Here are some guidelines for protecting yourself and telling the difference.
1. Don’t be alone with a new person too quickly, and don’t go to the other person’s home, or allow him or her in yours, especially if you have children. Get to know someone first away from your home. Rather, meet for coffee or lunch in a public place, or in a group.
Her fiancé and her baby daddy both ended up in the hospital!
Holidays always seem to stir up family drama and Halle Berry certainly wasn't immune to that on Thanksgiving when both her fiancé and her ex (and baby daddy) ended up in the hospital after a major altercation!
Tips for what to do when your partner is a manipulator and abuser.
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?"
Abuse occurs in many different forms and it's deadly to minimize abusive behavior.
It is dangerous and sometimes deadly to minimize abusive behavior. Abuse comes in many forms that don't involve physical violence and physical abuse comes in many forms that don't involve being hit. A rational, clear thinking person can see that, however, when you're being abused, you lose your ability to think clearly pretty quickly.
Do you feel like you're being abused? Here are six sure-fire ways to know for sure.
I was wondering: how many people get into these situations, when their partners, who are suppose to give them love, appreciation and support, turn against them? Still, others might wonder why they are not leaving their abusive partner, as well. Once in a while, most of us get handled in a non-respectful way, and it would be irresponsible to break up after every conflict. On the other hand, the unfair but usual maneuver of an abusive partner who makes the victim believe that she or he is responsible for the bad turns of events is completely unacceptable.
Stealing energy is abuse, and is dangerous for the victim. Is your partner stealing yours?
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).
If you or someone you love identifies with these signs, it may be time to escape.
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.
The unspoken truth is, many relationships cannot ever change or grow.
Toxic men function in contrast to sensibility, but they also have very normal times, and can even have long stretches of time when they are very loving, kind, and accommodating, which leaves their partners conflicted over whether or not the guy is actually good or bad. Their inconsistent behavior creates a silent uncertainty in the partner's mind, causing the partner to stay put and try harder to make things work, and that is exactly what toxic men rely on.