Three years ago, I wrote about how much I appreciated being able to use Facebook to communicate with my far-flung cousins and other family members on the day that my grandmother passed away. How strange it was then to see … Continued
Recently, I linked to an article whose headline referenced a rape epidemic: Link – There’s a Rape Epidemic in America That No One Is Talking About https://t.co/KWJSR0PaQ7 — Child Abuse Survivor (@SurvivorNetwork) June 14, 2016 The article in question … Continued
I realize that this particular resource that I want to share with you is not going to be for everyone. So if you don’t want to hear about the Church or Christianity, feel free to skip past this post. On … Continued
Last night, the wife and I were each doing our thing on our laptops, getting ready to start the work week off today, while we had the cable switched to the Palladia channel. This is something we do every once … Continued
If what I do sounds descriptive of how you live your own online life, than let me challenge you. Find a post that resonates with you, on either blog, and share it with your network. Or, share this post with a personal note about how child abuse, or mental illness, has touched your life with your network. Not just with the folks you already interact with about these topics, but outside of that.
And then continue to look for ways to reach beyond the bubble of the online survivor community. Because there are survivors and people dealing with mental health problems all around us, and there are also those who remain uneducated about those topics all around us as well.
In my reading this week, I came across an article that talked about the danger in telling ourselves only one story about ourselves. The article wasn’t specifically about abuse survivors, but it is something I have found to be very … Continued
No, what we need are not more registries. We need something much more comprehensive than that, something that will take more work than that, and something that focuses so much more on the children being abused and how to help them than on anything else, especially things that make us feel safer without providing much benefit at all.
It’s funny, yesterday I noticed that a post I wrote about why we should continue to talk about child abuse, because survivors need to know that they are not alone, and that there are plenty of other abuse victims who … Continued
I’ve been disturbed by recent events in the media, and in our online communities. Disturbed not because we are talking about issues of child abuse and/or sexual assault, but disturbed because too many people are so attached to that agenda, … Continued
Over on the Survivors News and Review blog, we’ve setup a page for you to submit your own review of books, documentaries, movies, etc. that you have found really helpful. Naturally, there are rules about what can be submitted, but … Continued