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What Is There to Say About Adrian Peterson?

Reposted from my Sports Blog. As a survivor of child abuse, I’m just not sure where to start with this whole Adrian Peterson story. I’ve been thinking about it all weekend, and trying to figure out what to say about it, and I think finally I do have some thoughts. First off, let me just…

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How We Make It Harder For Kids to Tell

I was dismayed, though not surprised at all, when I saw a number of Facebook users and pages link to an article about an inmate convicted of child molestation being murdered in prison. The posts were, for the most part, followed by near unanimous comments celebrating the death of a pedophile. Look, I get it….

Mental Health and the Media

Mental Health and the Media

Over the weekend there were a number of media outlets that reported on a new study linking marriage and depression. Unfortunately, many of these so called reputable outlets, went with a sensationalist headline, that did not actually match up the results of the study in question. Case in point, The UK’s Daily Mail went with…

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Welcome to 2014!

Usually, as part of my year end ritual of looking back on the previous year, I post a slideshow of my favorite photos that I took during the past year. This year, since I started a blog dedicated to just photography, you can find that slideshow over there if you’re interested! The end of the…

Why Not Deal With It Now?

I was interested in a post by Cecil Murphy over on the 1in6 website, and as I was reading it, I was saddened by the first paragraph. Recently, I read an in-progress master’s thesis on male sexual abuse. The writer’s research said that most men don’t deal with their abuse until they’re middle-aged—late 30s to…