For October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am continuing a series on the various abuses. Now, I will proceed with the next abuse: alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse also leads to other abuses with violence.
“Alcohol abuse is a disease. It is characterized by a pattern of excessive drinking despite the negative effects of alcohol on the individual’s life, including their families. Continue reading
Today we will continue our series of the various abuses for October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Today’s topic is probably one that even fewer people want to talk about… Spiritual Abuse. This abuse includes such a wide range of abuses and is so hidden that many people do not pick up on it. Yes, there have been terrible incidences that have made headlines, but the vast majority occur everyday. Continue reading
For October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I am continuing a series on the various abuses. Now, I will proceed with the next abuse: Elder Abuse.
According to Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elder_abuse, “elder abuse is a single, or repeated act of mistreatment or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there is an expectation of trust, which causes harm or distress to an older person.” Continue reading
This is so true. It is easier to raise a child right than to fix them as adults. Words can be very destructive. Be careful what you say to your children. Speak blessings over your children, not curses. Speak positive, and not negative…
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Feelings of worthlessness,
starting at a young age.
Dealing with fear and shame,
dealt by an adult’s rage.
in one so young.
When they should be happy,
with their lives just begun. Continue reading
For October’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, I want to continue with Day 5, Child Abuse…
According to Wikipedia, “Child abuse is the physical, sexual, emotional maltreatment, or neglect of a child or children.
There are four major categories of child abuse: neglect, physical abuse, psychological or emotional abuse, and sexual abuse.” Continue reading
The last several days, I have posted the first 3 of October’s Domestic Violence Series. So now, I will try to explain what I have learned about another listed abuse: Psychological Abuse…
Psychological abuse is in most cases another name for emotional abuse and can be found used interchangeably. We find that it is often listed separately so I thought that I should address it. Continue reading
This is a simple question for each of us. These are some abusive and non-abusive characteristics or character traits. Which do you see in yourself? Which ones do family and friends see in you? There may be a problem if what you see in yourself and what others see is different. Continue reading
The last two days, I have posted Part 1 and 2 of this DV Series. Today, I will continue part 3, Physical Abuse.
The problem with abuse is that it is hidden. It is done behind closed doors. It is done in total secret. The only ones who know that it is happening in most cases is the abuser and the victim. Continue reading