Tag Archives: abuse

Domestic Violence and Power in the NFL – Again

I was disappointed (yet unsurprised) to learn of yet another case of serious abuse being perpetrated by a professional sports player against his fiancee Janay Palmer. The tape that is being circulated of NFL player Ray Rice punching then dragging … Continue reading »

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What is a “Victim” of Domestic Violence?

It’s not everyone’s favorite topic to discuss, yet I seem to be doing it every day. Our society has dangerously mistaken only physical violence as domestic violence and has deemed the person with the bruises as the only victim. This … Continue reading »

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Why is Domestic Violence so Hard to Face?

I have been reminded lately, in the shadow of the high-profile murder-suicide perpetuated by Kansas City Chiefs football player Jovan Belcher, that our society has a very hard time acknowledging domestic violence when it sees it. And it’s not just … Continue reading »

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The Marriage Effect

The New York Times Magazine had an interesting article this past weekend titled “Is Marriage Good for Your Health?” and as many can surmise, yes, marriage does have many positive side effects. If you have recently looked into purchasing health … Continue reading »

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Teen Dating Violence

I was informed today of this powerful interview that CBS Evening News and @katiecouric have run recently regarding the growing problem of teen dating abuse and violence. The video below shows part of the CBS broadcast and then delves deeper … Continue reading »

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Silence Fuels Abuse

Watch this wonderful interview of Mary Murphy on the Ellen DeGeneres Show earlier today. When victims speak, lives are saved. Mary Murphy is a regular judge and choreographer on the Fox dance competition-reality show So You Think You Can Dance.

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From the radio show: Domestic Violence Info

This morning, I was privileged and honored to be a guest on Nina Sutton’s radio show “One Smart Mother”, heard Tuesdays at 9a on WGCH-AM 1490 (Greenwich, CT).  You can listen to the 30 minute interview in its entirety below: https://www.mft3.com/media/onesmartmother-080409.mp3 … Continue reading »

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