On Monday morning, TMZ released a video of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice’s violent attack on his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in February. The brutal video showed Rice knocking Palmer unconscious before dragging her out of an elevator. On Monday afternoon, the Ravens got rid of Rice, and the NFL announced he had been suspendedContinue reading “Battered…Why I Stayed”
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Warning Signs of Dating You Shouldn’t Ignore
I debated about the title of this post, wondering whether my wording was too blunt a prescription for choosing a partner. But when it came down to it, I couldn’t find a more accurate alternative. Here’s why. I’ve spent the last few years interviewing over 700 older people about love, relationships, and marriage. However IContinue reading “Warning Signs of Dating You Shouldn’t Ignore”
Why Can’t I Just Leave?
So many people beat themselves up over the question “Why can’t I just leave?” You want the easy answer? You aren’t ready to leave yet. You haven’t been convinced that the abuse warrants you leaving, or you lack financial resources, or you’re in business with your abuser, or the kids are too small, or theContinue reading “Why Can’t I Just Leave?”