Defining Emotional And Verbal Abuse (June 2009)
This article elaborates on the definitions of emional and verbal abuse in order to help people identify when they are in an abusive relationship.
Defining Emotional And Verbal Abuse (April 2001)
This article describes some common behaviors of verbal and emotional abuse. This can serve as a guideline for people to recognize these habits themselves or to more clearly understand when they are victims of emotional and verbal abuse.
Rural Abuse Victims Face Barriers (July 2003)
This article describes the dilemma rural women face in getting help in leaving an abusive relationship. Many of the barriers, both geographic and cultural, are delineated to highlight the actions a woman has to take to protect herself and her family.
Readers Respond To Column on Family Life, Abuse (April 2000)
This article shares the views of respondants who have encountered abusive marriages and have had to make hard choices They offer advice for women on how to react to abuse in a way that protects their safety.
BREAKING THE CYCLE OF ABUSE
abuse victims go back to abusive relationships? In order to understand this,
one has to recognize the nature of the bond that has developed between the
abusive partner and the victim. Understanding the dynamics of abuse and bonding
gives both victims and those who want to help them a framework for stopping the
cycle of abuse.
Stopping Abuse Goes Beyond Threats (January 2001)
This article describes how verbal and physical abuse requires decisive action. Cautions are given however with regard to confrontation. Sometimes the best course of action is to leave and seek a safe haven.
Financial Exploitation of Seniors (January 2008)
This article has a checklist of signs of financial abuse of seniors and suggestions on how to prevent it from occfuring.
Dealing With Verbally Abusive Husbands (September 2005)
This article describes how women in abusive relationships can take a strong stand against verbal abuse. It also gives techniques on how to get through to someone who isn't used to listening.
Violence Is Learned But Does Not End In the Home (July 2002)
This article reviews the origins of violence with children and teen-agers. There are many causes for the growth of violence by young people but the root cause goes back to family life and parenting. The article cites the research of psychologist Ervin Staub of the Unversity of Massa chusetts at Amherst.