Chris Brown and Drake used to fight over Rihanna, but they proved last night at the 2014 ESPYs that they can play nice when there isn't a superstar's vagina getting in the way.
Midlife (aka "gray") divorces are increasing and becoming more and more common. Why? Counselor/Therapist Abby Rodman wants to tell you the answer.
Most people are conditioned to believe that men should never hit women. But what if the roles are reversed and it's the woman who's abusive? Watch this shocking video to see the strikingly different responses from bystanders of each situation.
I am often amazed that a woman who has been beaten will not or cannot leave the batterer. Leaving would be the most instinctual and self protective thing to do. In my clinical practice I’ve heard women make excuses for the batterer and talk about the times when it is really good between them. Usually such times are referred to as the making up, honeymoon period. From where I sit, this is a lull that lasts roughly six weeks between episodes. When the beating stops there is overwhelming relief, and often a powerful high. He is attentive, contrite a
Dear Dr. Romance: I fell in love and married a man from another city. We have been married for three years. I lived with his family, which included his parents and his three younger sisters, plus children. In my eastern culture, we mostly live with our inlaws. My mother in law's behavior was never nice towards me has gotten worse. She and her daughters constantly complain, find fault and lie to my husband about me. I have been patient until now, when his mother started cursing me.
I want to start this article by stating my own personal position quite clearly. Having suffered many years of abuse as a child... I have made it one of my MAIN GOALS in life to educate and inform people about ABUSE. Abuse takes many forms, there is sexual abuse, emotional abuse, mental abuse, physical abuse and
Oh no, not again! Rihanna is widely rumored to be hooking up with Drake — and falling back under ex Chris Brown's spell?!
Don't purchase newly engaged Emma Roberts and Evan Peters a wedding gift just yet — because they probably won't last. Find out why!
Even well-educated, responsible people end up in abusive relationships. Here's the story of Carrie's. (Note: contains erotica.)
Dr. Romance gives advice to a family member of someone suffering from domestic violence.
Creating a little American Horror Story of their own, America's sweetheart—rather Julia Roberts' niece Emma Roberts—was recently arrested for domestic violence after allegedly getting into an altercation with her co-star boyfriend, Evan Peters. The couple originally met when they starred together in Adult World, which released this year. And in comparison to her previous relationship with Glee's Chord Overstreet, she's kept it cool and quiet with this new beau.
My last post about domestic violence discussed the importance of staying safe and realizing the impact technology can play in the lives of victims. But what if you have decided to leave? It is not just the harrowing decision to leave that becomes challenging, but the emotional battlefield you find yourself on once the decision is made. The important kudo is that you know you must leave or you already have left. Making that decision is the most important self-nurturing decision you can make.
We can all learn from Nigella Lawson's recent trauma with her abusive husband. Women shouldn't expect the signs of abuse to be bold or obvious; they can be very subtle. Don’t dismiss information that could save your life or help you heal.