The NRA Comes Out Against The Violence Against Women Act

via Sanjana Karanth and Melissa Jeltsen, HuffPost- The National Rifle Association is opposing the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act over provisions designed to keep domestic abusers from having access to firearms. The pro-gun group told HuffPost it will issue a a “key vote” alert against VAWA, which warns members of Congress that their Read More >

Gaslighting or Bad Communication?

via Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D., Psychology Today- In Part 1 and Part 2, you learned how gaslighting and poor communication are different – by looking at points 1 through 8 in “11 Warning Signs of Gaslighting”, along with quotes from an email I received asking me the difference.  In Part 3, we’ll look at points 9 Read More >

Let’s Talk About the Power & Control Wheel

“Relationship violence is a combination of a number of different tactics of abuse that are used to maintain power and control — which are the words in the very center of the wheel. The center is surrounded by different sets of behaviors that an abusive partner uses in order to maintain this power and control. Read More >

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