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Myths Surrounding Domestic Violence

Whenever I begin a presentation or workshop I spend some time discussing the myths and stereotypes that exist surrounding domestic violence… Who does this happen to? What ethnic groups/religions/socio economic classes are most likely to be victimized? What are the backgrounds of those that find themselves in abusive relationships? Unfortunately, the answers to each of […]

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Emotional Abuse

Good afternoon friends, I have spent a significant amount of time recently responding to emails and Facebook comments surrounding emotional abuse. As a result, I’ve felt compelled to write a short blog about what constitutes emotional abuse, as well as our rights in relationship. Emotional abuse (or verbal abuse) can look very different from relationship […]

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