what is emotional abuse

What Is Verbal / Emotional Abuse?

As I’ve been blogging about abuse, and read your comments and hear your stories on my radio show, I’m continually faced with how cruel so many people can be to each other. Perhaps you have suffered tragic abuse at the hands of someone you thought you could trust. This is not how it’s supposed to…

is this abuse

What Is Abuse?

When I first started in my radio career talking to teenagers and young adults, I quickly became amazed at what my audience wanted to talk about. Many of them wanted to talk about abuse in their family. I had no choice. I had to face the problem head on. For example, not long ago, I…

Teen Abusive Dating Relationships

Abusive Dating Relationships – Fix or Flee?

Abuse is not Love. FACT: 1 in 3 teens know a friend or peer who has been hit, punched, kicked, slapped, choked or physically hurt by their partner. That adds up to over 2 million women 25 and younger who are being abused by their boyfriends. One female abused by her boyfriend is too many. Two million…

what if my boyfriend hits me

My Boyfriend Hurt Me

[He] Made Me do Nasty Stuff that I Really Didn’t Want to Do. I am 14 years and I listen to your show as much as I can. I had a hard time last year because one boy I like was at the bowling alley and made me do nasty stuff that I really didn’t want…