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Navigating Online Dating After a Bad Relationship

Online dating has become more popular with many singles choosing to use the internet to find love over traditional methods, such as meeting in a bar or restaurant or through mutual friends. If you recently recovered from a bad or abusive relationship, the prospect of online dating may seem daunting or too overwhelming, especially if…

3 Coping Methods for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition that requires those who struggle with it to find ways to cope. PTSD can occur due to a variety of situations, and finding ways to live with the condition helps you move on with your life while still effectively dealing with past trauma. Here are some proven methods…

Abused at Work? Here’s What You Should Do

Abuse in the workplace involves any behavior that causes physical or emotional harm and includes discrimination, harassment, violence, and bullying. Dealing with abuse in the workplace is difficult, and victims often feel isolated and alone. If you are a victim of abuse in the workplace, you are not alone. This article explores what you should…

Staying Strong When Falsely Accused

Many lives have been destroyed by lies and rumors. And even when you are completely innocent of the accusations lodged against you, a considerable amount of damage can be done to both your reputation and your emotional stability. The good news is that not only can you survive after false accusations are lodged against you,…

Recognizing and Overcoming Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is typically defined as inflicting harm or threatening to inflict harm on a family member or a past or present romantic partner. The term may also be used if an incident occurs between roommates regardless of their relationship status. In some cases, an abuser may harm a pet to inflict abuse on a…

Finding Healing and Purpose After Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse is still one of the most underreported crimes today. What complicates things more is that eight out of 10 rapes are committed by someone the victim knows and trusts such as a colleague, former spouse, or teacher. Victims of sexual abuse are three times more likely to suffer from depression, four times more…

3 Activities to Do to Manage Negative Emotions

Stress can produce different emotions in different people. For some, a stressful situation evokes an angry response, lashing out at those nearby to deal with the problem. For others, that same stress may lead to a withdrawal into sadness or anxiety, seeking to be alone and indulging in unhealthy habits. Neither solution is a helpful…

You Haven’t Missed Your Chance

You may be feeling down due to the challenges of life, but know that it’s not too late to find success. We know you’ve faced many hardships but it’s important to not let that dictate your urge to thrive and survive. Here’s a helpful guide when you want to find your inner strength and need…

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The sound of Saturday morning cartoons trickled across the airways in our home as I sat watching my 1 year old eat bananas and strawberries. She really loves bananas and strawberries. She was in her element and I was in mine; I love watching her eat. I smiled, though I felt a little flash of…

Technology and Domestic Violence: The Bad, The Ugly and the Good

Over the years, domestic abuse and violence have evolved to span the digital world as technology progressed. While it is meant to improve the way we live and interact with one another, sadly, technology has also become a tool of domestic violence. With just a basic knowledge of what’s going on, though, abuse victims can…