Archive for the Domestic Violence Category


Teaching Children about Healthy Relationships

If there’s one thing that is challenging when dealing with a sociopath, narcissist or personality disordered person… it is maintaining an accurate view of what a healthy relationship looks like.  … Keep going...

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Barry Goldstein: Research on Domestic Violence & Child Custody

Sometime back,I reached out to Barry Goldstein to look for ideas on how to handle the issues with my kids.  He and Theresa Mo’Hannah have published a book about domestic violence and child custody. … Keep going...

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse

Since I left an abusive relationship myself and began to heal, I wanted to do something to give back… to help in some way others who were also leaving abusive relationships. … Keep going...

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The truth will set you free

On my phone,I have an app which delivers a daily bible quote to the screen.  Today, I read John 8:32 and thought something different than I have before. … Keep going...

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A Look at Parental Alienation and Protective Parent Behaviors

Within the list of behaviors used to describe “parental alienation” (which is unfounded), there are some which resemble behaviors of a personality disordered individual, and others which may be contorted views of actions taken by a protective parent. … Keep going...

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The Impact of Family Violence on Boys – an example

Last month I was dismayed how my ex slapped my daughter’s face because she was upset at the haunted house in Disney.… Keep going...

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Therapy objectives for children of abusive parents

Took my daughter last week to her therapist.  We spoke about her conversation with me on her dad hitting her face. … Keep going...

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How can I teach my daughter to not be in an abusive relationship when she’s an adult

if I can’t protect her from abusive behavior as a child?

If my teen or adult daughter came to me and said that her boyfriend/husband hit her in the face… I would tell her to leave the jerk as fast as humanly possible.… Keep going...

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Does the definition of abuse need to include ‘intent to harm’?

My eight year old daughter disclosed yesterday that her father hits her on the face.

Just like an abuse victim, she rationalized it. … Keep going...

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Saving lives through a test which reveals if there is a heightened risk of violence

Maybe there’s hope?  I know there are MANY organizations out there working to make a change in the way domestic violence is handled, as well as how it is viewed in custody & visitation issues/court.… Keep going...

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