Sexual Predators in the Family For most women their first experience of sexual abuse happens right at home

Groping, touching, brushing, lewd comments, unwanted glances and attention is not something women have to only deal with on the street, at school/college, at their jobs or in the park. Sadly, for many of us it starts in places that are supposed to be  safe havens from any harm –…

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The Shameful Silence about Sexual Abuse Talking about sexual abuse is the most important step to overcoming the trauma

Being sexually abused is being violated in the most private part of our bodies and psyche. Something which is so personal and precious has been forcefully taken by a bully who knows he can get away with it. When one hears about famous people who have got away with sexual…

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Suicide – Not Finding Life Meaningful Without a sense of belongingness, living can seem senseless

One is always shocked at the sudden death of a young person. More so, when a person chooses to end his/her own life. Why People Commit Suicide?  Suicide is an extreme solution to seemingly insurmountable problems. It is an attempt to stop  the unremitting emotional pain of rejection, hopelessness, guilt, sorrow,…

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What Every Teacher Needs To Know A teacher can change the course of a child's life with compassion and care

In India we celebrate Teachers’ Day on 5th September,  the  birth  anniversary of       Dr Radhakrishnan, the second president of Republic India. He was a great teacher, respected and adored by his students so when his students wanted to celebrate his birthday he requested that instead they celebrate his birthday as…

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Princess Diana Rest In Peace Losing a mother is heart-breaking but family support helps kids survive their loss

With all the brouhaha going on about the 20th death anniversary of Princess Diana, I can’t but help feel a wee bit nostalgic about my own mom’s death. Her sons Prince William and Prince Harry have been all over the media reminiscing how theirs was a mum in a million…

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Change Lives By Just Being Nice Even the smallest acts of goodness can change another person forever

Being nice to someone does not require great efforts or big sacrifices, however,  we miss out on creating change in our world.  Being nice is so simple yet we have been programmed by our society to fight for our place in this universe.  From childhood we are told we have…

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Damaged By A Narcissistic Evil Woman How my aunt’s narcissism damaged and literally broke me, physically, emotionally and spiritually

Dying must have been difficult for my mother, the pain of cancer must have been less than the pain of leaving behind two young kids. As a mother my constant thoughts are what will my son do if I am not around.  My mother tried to protect us, her kids…

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Incest – How Women Enable Sexual Abuse in the Family I still find it hard to understand how women enable child sexual abuse by vehement accusations or complicit silence

Not even a month after my mother died, a cousin 10 years older than me – the Porn Addict caught me unawares and tried to drag me to the bedroom while I was alone in my home, on the first floor. I screamed, my paternal grandmother who lived on the…

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Healing From The Past Means Feeling Fully Alive In The Present Recovering from an abusive childhood means that the pain and hurt of the past is no longer part of your psyche

Distrust is a major issue in the life of a survivor of child abuse. We are unable to trust anyone. We just don’t feel  we are truly worthy of being loved. Or that the person who is good to us always has ulterior motives. The hyper-vigilance is a constant in…

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