Stop Digital Child Sexual Abuse By: d2l.org According to the New York Times, tech companies reported over 45 million online photos and videos of children being sexually abused in 2018 – more than double what they found the previous year.   For parents, caregivers, and concerned citizens, headlines like this can be overwhelming and disheartening. How…

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The Worst Domestic Violence Abusers By: Barry Goldstein Seven-year-old Kayden Mancuso lost her life and 32-year-old Katie Hill lost her seat in Congress. They were at very different stages of their lives, but they both offered the promise of making substantial contributions to society. Now, Kayden will never contribute any more except by her inspiration. Katie can still…

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The Aftershocks of Incest . . . By: Joseph Paluszak In one of my blogs last week we looked at scriptural examples of Godly families that suffered the trauma of sexual violence. In it, we studied an account of incest in the form of acquaintance rape that is found in II Samuel 13:1-20 where the…

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Definition of Abuse and the Motivation Behind Abuse Definition of Abuse I was addressing a group of doctors about a domestic violence shelter that had opened in their county when one of them asked me to define abuse. I stood there momentarily flustered. I had never heard it defined, and I was supposed to be…

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‘Why Me’: A Story of Physical and Mental Abuse in Childhood Editor’s note: This article is an excerpt from Sarah Burleton’s New York Timesbestselling child abuse memoir Why Me. The article contains sensitive detail about physical violence and abuse that some readers may wish to avoid.   My name is Sarah Burleton and I am the spokesperson for…

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6 Tips for Parents Talking About Dating Abuse Parents who suspect their child is in an unhealthy relationship may not know how to help. Parents can begin discussing healthy relationships and signs of dating abuse with their children before they even start dating. Here are six tips on how parents can navigate having conversations about…

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What is Digital Abuse? In the age of smartphones and smart homes, using technology to harass and abuse has become increasingly common. Digital abuse, or the use of technology to harass or intimidate someone, can take many forms. It can occur at any stage of a relationship and to people of all ages, though it is…

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