Girls coping with trauma are often met with harsh discipline at school
Schools can be a place where traumatized kids heal, but far too often they are a place where traumatized children are harshly punished and where they get worse, not better.
Family of a sexual abuse survivor speaks out
Child sexual abuse is a crime so devastating that its survivors’ pain spills into their intimate relationships and across generations.
A Tale of Survival from a Victim on the Front Lines
Gretchen didn’t realize her husband was abusive until she was pregnant. She didn’t try to leave him until she had kids. And then she found the courts wouldn’t allow her to protect her children.
How I Got In, and How I Got Out
How one thriving woman entered an abusive relationship, why she stayed there for 22 years and why she left when she did.
The Other Kind of Motherless Mother
Parenting with a mother who is physically alive but emotionally dead is difficult and painful in many ways. But you can succeed as a mother even if you didn’t have a good one.
I want a divorce
I thought divorcing an abusive husband would be the hardest thing I ever did. Then I started therapy- that seemed harder. But all those hard things worked truly were for the best, and truly did work out in the end.