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Can We Prevent Abuse From Happening?

April is the National Child Abuse Prevention Month and also Sexual Assault Awareness Prevention Month. It is important during this time to raise public awareness and encourage others to speak up when they suspect a loved one, a neighbor, a child, or anyone else is in danger. The bigger question is can we prevent abuse…

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5 Ways Kids Can Avoid Social Media Dangers

Social media is a great way to stay informed, connected, and entertained. As parents we know that it is both a blessing and a responsibility. This platform can easily turn from a tool that exposes our children to creativity and opportunity to one full of physical, mental, and emotional dangers. This post isn’t to encourage…

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PTSD and Sexual Trauma

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a stereotype our culture often projects onto soldiers and veterans. But like all stereotypes it falls short. PTSD does not belong to one group of people and it is far more complex than often portrayed by the media. PTSD is caused from being exposed to trauma. This can include, but…

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One of the #MeToo Pioneers

#Metoo wasn’t an overnight movement, it was a gradual climb. In 2006, Tarana Burke first coined the phrase “Me Too” noting the power that was found in those two simple words. As someone who had experienced sexual assault Tarana was looking for a way to give women and girls of color who had survived sexual…

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Unconditional Love Conquers All

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Unconditional love helped me go through many years of abuse, domestic violence – God’s unconditional love, unconditional love of my friends, and gradually I learned to love myself with God’s help. That is why I want to profess unconditional love – give it, embrace it. That is a great solution for many problems. Unconditional love…

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How Depression Affects the Family

Depression is something that not only affects the person struggling with it, but it can have a tremendous impact on their loved ones. Depression affects the family, friends and co-workers. And I speak from experience as I suffered for many years with this disorder. Depression or major depressive disorder is more common than you might think,…

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Unconditional Love Inspired ‘Love is the Answer, God is the Cure’

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I started writing my book with the desire to help others. I survived after many years of abuse, custody battles, poverty, addiction, and despair. I want my story and experience to be an example of unconditional love. I am starting this blog as a part of healing. I am in a better place now. Unconditional…

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