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How to Spot the Warning Signs of Child Abuse

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By Rita Rippentrop, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

For the majority of us, home is somewhere we are excited to return to at the end of the day. It is a place where we feel loved, respected and safe to be ourselves.… Read the rest →

How To Be There For Someone Who’s Been Abused

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How to Be There For Someone Who's Been Abused

My dear brothers and sisters, take note of this: Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become angry,”
—James 1:19

When you first learn that someone you love has been abused in some way, primal emotional responses often flare up.… Read the rest →

Signs a loved one is in an abusive relationship, and what to do about it.

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The numbers send a chill down your spine. 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men have been victims of severe physical violence by an intimate partner. On average, 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the U.S.… Read the rest →

Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, but domestic violence has already been front page news this summer due to several high-profile cases involving star NFL players, particularly after disturbing camera footage emerged of former Ravens running back Ray Rice assaulting his wife in an elevator.… Read the rest →

Cyber Bullying

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Do we really know what is happening on our children’s devices when we aren’t looking?

While cyber bullying may seem like a buzz phrase that will never impact your family, many children experience daily harassment from their peers on their tablets, smartphones and computers.… Read the rest →

Finding Faith While Healing From Childhood Abuse: A Podcast From Moody Radio Featuring Ashley Schmutzer

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“When you have even just one person that believes in you and says: ‘You can do this. Keep on going,’ … it makes all the difference.” – Ashley Schmutzer

How do we find God amidst the chaos of family relationships? How do we love Him and trust Him when our childhoods can be so raw, and we endured a lot of what no child should experience?… Read the rest →