The German woman who shot the alleged abuser of her 7-year-old daughter in court
Marianne Bachmeier's deed of vengeance remains one of the most striking examples of vigilantism in postwar German history. Many individuals freely stated their acceptance of the murder at the time, seeing it largely as a desperate act by a grieving mother. Others believed that heavy punishment is required to protect the rule of law against vigilante justice.
Erasing the Stigma: Men Can Be in Abusive Relationships Too
Abusive relationships are a serious issue that affect people of all genders, but men often face additional barriers. “That’s abuse. You’re being abused,” I said halfway through a session with a client.
Vermonters vulnerable to fraud and subpar care in unregulated hospice industry
MONTPELIER, VT. - Vermont is the latest state to face a surge in hospice ownership that has alarmed industry professionals, with some groups pushing for reforms to help protect vulnerable patients. A coalition of trade associations recently sent a letter to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) calling for an update on its regulations and an increase in funding for oversight.
In a Toxic Relationship? Here Are 3 Types of Abuse You Should Know About
Keep yourself or a loved one safe by spreading awareness about different types of abuse. Many people know the signs of physical and emotional abuse, but sometimes bad behavior is harder to recognize. When abuse isn’t obvious, victims may mistakenly believe they’re dealing with someone rude or selfish rather than an actual abuser.
The Middle Finger
The middle finger, also known as the "extended digit," has been used as a gesture of disrespect or contempt for thousands of years. The origin of the gesture is uncertain, but it is believed to have originated in ancient Greece and Rome, where it was used to insult or show contempt for someone. In ancient Greece, the gesture was known as the "digitus impudicus" or "impudent finger," and was considered a highly offensive gesture. In ancient Rome, the gesture was known as the "figa" and was made by closing the hand and extending the middle finger.
After dating a man who said her legs were "ugly," a woman learns a valuable lesson on how to identify emotional abuse
*This is a work of nonfiction based on actual events I experienced firsthand; used with permission. He told me I had the ugliest legs in the world and I continued to date him. Oh yes, I did! He also told me that if I left him, no one will ever want to date me. Guess what? I believed him too!
The Father Who Killed 3-Year-old Baby Over Milk and Unloaded Her Body in a Course
Deserted upon entering the world, little Sherin was taken on by Wesley and Sini Mathews from a halfway house in Bihar, India. She later moved to Richardson, Texas to be with her new family until she was accounted for missing on October 7, 2017.
Father skips his daughter's recital to go on a date
Even with divorce rates falling in the United States, custody battles are still as relevant as ever. Around 25% of American children are living in a household with only one biological parent.
Whether Narcissists Can Benefit from Therapy
Many people ask whether narcissists can change or benefit from therapy. Because they see the cause of their problems as external due to their defenses of denial, distortion, and projection, their ability to be introspective is limited. Thus, they don’t often come to individual therapy.
Opinion: Victims of Human Trafficking Shouldn’t Be Charged With Crimes
It will be revealing to read the arguments from the people who routinely disagree with my articles on this topic. Imagine a child who is taken from a family and forced into a life of exploitation. Any reasonable and decent human being should be able to perceive that child is a victim. These are human beings that need our help and support. Their lives matter.
Parents abandon their 6-year-old child when their other child gets sick
Having a sick child is not something that any parent ever asks for. Unfortunately, the CDC reports that at any given time 1.55% of American children under the age of 11 are suffering from a terminal illness.
The Dad Who Killed 3-Year-old Toddler Over Milk and Dumped Her Body in a Culvert
Abandoned at birth, little Sherin was adopted by Wesley and Sini Mathews from an orphanage in Bihar, India. She later moved to Richardson, Texas to be with her new family until she was reported missing on October 7, 2017.
Opinion: Financial Abuse Has Many Different Forms and Is Difficult To Spot
Recently I posted a video on social media where I showed how someone could act like they are happy in a relationship when they are trapped and cannot leave. Responses flooded in from both men and women who said the same thing. They couldn’t leave the relationship because their spouse/significant other had complete financial control.
Man storms out of Christmas celebration after his wife mocks their son
There is a fine line between bullying and verbal abuse, especially when it is happening at home. What's more, when children are bullied at home, particularly by parents, they are more likely to develop long-term mental health issues.
Opinion: Top Indicators Showcasing Psychological Abuse Has Occurred
The most harmful things are usually those we cannot see with our naked eye. I was in my early twenties when I entered a romance with a man who would attempt to break me down to absolutely nothing. Not only did I leave the relationship with the trauma I would deal with for the rest of my life, but I had no idea what to call my feelings.
NJ Mom Kicks Infant Daughter After Being Caught Shoplifting
A young mother kicks her infant daughter across a Walmart floor as she's being taken into custody for shoplifting.Photo by(@Jamira McDaniel/Facebook) The following story may be a tough one for some readers.
The Signs of Abuse are Not Easy to Spot: The pernicious art and heart of an abuser (Opinion Piece)
“There's a phrase, “the elephant in the living room”, which purports to describe what it’s like to live with adrug addict, an alcoholic, an abuser. People outside such relationships will sometimes ask, “How could you let such a business go on for so many years? Didn’t you see the elephant in the living room?”
Opinion: A Narcissist's Will Manipulate To Smear Victims Reputation
When things ended with my narcissistic ex, I thought I could simply walk away and it would be a relatively normal break-up. At that moment, I was completely naive to the fact that there was a storm brewing that had begun before I decided to end the abusive and toxic relationship.
Mother Records Herself Cutting All Daughter's Hair Off as Discipline
How far is too far when it comes to disciplining your children?. Child who got hair cut offPhoto byScreenshot/TikTok. Every parent has their way of disciplining their children. Many parents choose to take away privileges, not allow screen time, or hanging with friends to teach children a lesson.
Opinion: The Narcissist Discard Leaves Victims In Despair And Confusion
A breakup with a narcissist usually involves the victim being discarded because they no longer have enough value and life to take away in the narcissist's eyes. I recently talked to a survivor of narcissistic abuse, who told me that she felt extremely frustrated that she hadn’t been the one to cut things off first and felt incredibly embarrassed that she had been dumped by someone who had mistreated her.