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Innocent women are the prey for Dracula — showing that no woman is safe, much like now. (image via Wikicommons)

Dracula Is Really Just Every Rapist And Abuser You Know

What's more emblematic of the horrors of patriarchy than Dracula films and literature? Read...
Joanna Valente of Luna Luna Magazine    |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
Culture
Here are some strategies for protecting your children from becoming the victims of their trusted leaders.

The Stranger Isn't The Danger: 8 Ways To Protect Your Kids From Sexual Abuse In Sports

Sexual abuse in sports is very real. Studies suggest about 7% of athletes have experienced abuse at the hand of a coach. So how do you keep your kids Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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It took me a while to realize this because being in an abusive relationship was nothing like I had assumed abuse to feel like, but it was exactly what abuse looks like.

On Realizing You’re In An Abusive Relationship

It took me a while to realize I was in an abusive relationship. It was nothing like I'd assumed abuse to feel like, but was exactly what abuse looks Read...
Lauren Huffman of Role Reboot    |   01.30.18   |   SHARE
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I love him in spite of myself. I have good memories of him. I don’t want him to die.

My Father Abused Me, And Now He's Dying

My dad had an explosive anger that he took out on his children. My father abused me and I love him in spite of myself. I don’t want him to die. Read...
Anonymous    |   01.19.18   |   SHARE
Families
I’m so glad I’m no longer letting myself be someone else’s collateral damage.

Bad Bosses: A Guide To Excusing Yourself From Abuse

I know myself to be a hard worker and a loyal one, but being a good employee doesn’t require you to sacrifice your sense of self or health, for a bad Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   01.5.18   |   SHARE
Minds
I realized that Chanukkah is about reclaiming identity.

Abuse And Identity: A Chanukkah Story

I realized that Chanukkah, beyond the overloaded latke plates, called to me as a narrative about escaping abusive situations and reclaiming identity. Read...
No'a L. bat Miri    |   12.14.17   |   SHARE
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Even now, I hesitate to call my child’s behavior abusive. But it’s impossible to avoid the parallels between my situation now and how I felt when I was being abused by my partner.

When Your Child Is Abusive

Yelling. Throwing things. Name-calling. The only thing that holds me back from calling my teenager’s behavior abuse is that they are my child. Read...
Anonymous of Role Reboot    |   11.13.17   |   SHARE
Families
My experience with financial abuse has certainly made me wiser and more cautious with the management of my financial affairs.

What Every Woman Needs To Know About Financial Abuse And Neglect

My experience with financial abuse has certainly made me wiser and more cautious with the management of my financial affairs. Read...
Divorce Warrior of DivorcedMoms    |   11.6.17   |   SHARE
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