From January 2017

New Domestic Violence Team…

Two domestic violence fatalities lead to new team in Gloucester GLOUCESTER, Va. (WAVY) – A local community shaken by two deadly cases of domestic violence says more needs to be done to figure out where things go wrong. That’s why Gloucester County is forming a team tasked with stopping domestic…

It’s Okay to Argue

You’re in a healthy relationship now. So what does a healthy argument look like? In their relationships with abusers, most domestic violence survivors focused on managing someone else’s emotions and behavior. As a survivor, arguments may have left you feeling disparaged or worthless. But it’s okay to feel angry—your emotions…

Are YOU A Narcissist?

Quiz reveals how your feelings about your body and a desire to be a leader could indicate if your ego is out of control Narcissistic Personality Inventory test has been developed by researchers Features 40 questions, including feelings about appearance Quiz asks if you enjoy control, manipulation or power A…

Gretchen Carlson Talks “Fight Back”

‘It’s important for women to stand up and fight back’: Gretchen Carlson talks about the need to empower woman on Today in triumphant return to TV, six months after $20m Fox News sex suit Gretchen Carlson hosted the third hour of Today on Tuesday morning It was her first time…

Recognizing Stalking Awareness Month this January [2017]

January 2017 The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) recognizes January as National Stalking Awareness Month. Stalking is a misunderstood crime with startling statistics: in one year, 7.5 million people were stalked in the United States; one in six women and one in 19 men have experienced stalking at…

2017 and What It Truly Means to Me

Dear Priscilla Bennett Fans, I am writing a new year’s letter to you of sorts.  A new year traditionally means a new beginning to most, a fresh start. Well, it might for some of us but not for all of our brothers and sisters in pain and turmoil. I am…

Amber Tamblyn Is Working On A Novel About Rape Culture

ARTS & CULTURE If it’s anything like her poetry, it’ll be brave, fresh and so worth the wait. 12/27/2016 11:54 am ET 1k Maddie Crum Culture Writer, The Huffington Post David Livingston via Getty Images Amber Tamblyn ― of “Joan of Arcadia” and “The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” fame…

Red Flags for Domestic Abuse

Does your partner: Expect you to spend all of your time with him or to “check in” with and let him know where you are? Act extremely jealous and/or possessive of you? Isolate you by controlling where you go, who you see and talk to, what you wear? Treat you…

Former First Lady of Massachusetts, Kitty Dukakis…

Kitty Dukakis, a Beneficiary of Electroshock Therapy, Emerges as Its Evangelist By KATHARINE Q. SEELYEDEC. 31, 2016 Photo Kitty Dukakis and her husband, Michael, a former governor of Massachusetts, last month with a therapy support group at their home in Brookline, Mass. Credit M. Scott Brauer for The New York…