Myths About Domestic Violence We Need to Talk About

Domestic violence has taken a back seat lately to topics like self harm and the #metoo movement. But don’t mistake that for implying the situation is improving – quite the opposite.  Police in the UK have recently seen a 23% increase in reports of domestic violence. The Office of National Statistics’ 2018 report on domestic … [Read Entire Story]

Domestic Violence Sourcebook, The

A comprehensive, compassionate look at domestic violence–including historical, psychological, social, familial, and legal issues–this well-organized, accessible book offers the most current information available on prevention and recovery, along with practical steps for escaping a violent domestic situation. $ 11.29

Healing the Trauma of Domestic Violence: A Workbook for Women (New Harbinger Self-Help Workbook)

Many women who free themselves from violent domestic situations experience symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) long after they achieve physical and emotional safety. A ringing telephone or a crowded city street threatens a potential encounter with their abuser. People they care for seem far away, and things they used to enjoy offer neither pleasure [More About This Book]

The Birth Of Violence – A Theory on How and Why It Exist

What is it about human beings that makes us resort to violence? Sometimes I ponder this question and wonder why humans are so easily angered into violent acts. If we think about it, violence has been in human behavior since the dawn of time. Cane and Able for example; Cane being the first murderer and Able being the first murdered victim. All over Cane being jealous of Able. Did this set the path for human behavior? Or were we created this way? If this set the path or we were created this way, either way, I believe our creators were NOT perfect. (Note: I … [Read Entire Story]

The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence

True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won’t take “no” for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect [More About This Book]