Articles tagged with abuse
Can Illegal Drug Users Make Good Parents?
&WritingLover tells us about an online discussion in which people were asked if a person who abused illegal substances could be a good parent. She was surprised that the majority of people didn't just flatly say no. There is a common assumption that an
Book #25 in 2015 : A Child Called "It" by Dave Peltzer
I just finished reading my 25th book of the year. This was only 184 pages so I flew through it. It was a really difficult thing to read as the accounts of child abuse were so bad. The title is A Child called "It". It is written by Dave Pelzer about his lif
Is Toya Graham, Mother of a Baltimore Protester, Really the Mother of the Year?
Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you know that there have been some #riots in Baltimore, MD, over the death of Freddie Gray. And unless you're completely disconnected from social media and the media in general, you're aware of Toya Graham, the mothe
Might is Right!
UPDATE! This article has now been updated as things have changed since it was first written. Abuse Recently, there have been a number of high profile abuse cases involving very prominent people, including show business celebrities, politicians and even
Stop using dogs to scare your elephants
If a zoo must hold animals captive without possibility of parole, as a result of some crime committed by the captive ones I suppose, then the least they could do is not scare the ever-livin' daylights out of them.
Being a Party to Cruelty
“Thousands of people who say they love animals sit down once or twice a day to enjoy the flesh of creatures who have been utterly deprived of everything that could make their lives worth living and who endured the awful suffering and the te
Sickening "Sport" Continues
Humans are the masters of horror! Sick minds are alive and well in Mexico. Well, sick minds are alive and well wherever humans reside, but let's focus on Mexico. Mexico is really into cockfighting. Cockfighting is f
How Would You Manage or Handle Emotional Abuse?
#Physical #abuse can be seen and felt. We can go to the doctor or hospital to get cured. We can put #ointment, salve, and even take medicines to help cure the pain and even lessen the pain. The #technology of #medicine and drugs (medications). What about
Two Grieving Mothers Channel Their Energy
When it comes to substance addiction, there are too many stories with tragic endings. Even those who realize they have abuse problems, who work mightily to put that abuse behind them, often succumb to the ravages of addiction. It's a story that is repeated
No One Aspires to Become an Addict
There are plenty of statistics that document the facts of figures of addiction, from alcohol to pain killers to methamphetamines. Movies, books and TV programs abound with stereotypical depictions of people addicted to one substance or another. What nearly
How Reading Is Better Than Drugs or Alcohol
I began to read at the usual age for those growing up in the 60s, at age 5. How soon I began to immerse myself in books after that is not precisely remembered, but by the age of 9 years-old I was visiting the public library on a regular basis. To say that
In recent times, domestic violence has been on the increase in many homes. This has to do with the beating of wives, molestation of children and other related inhuman acts against members of the family. Men are usually blamed or caught up in the negative a