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The Duggar dilemma (part 3): Grace lost in PR

My previous two blogs (part 1 and part 2) have used the “:Duggar dilemma” to explore how Christianity has mishandled scandal, particularly sexual abuse, within the church body. 401 more words


Histrionic personality disorder: the other Cluster B disorder

Histrionic personality disorder (HPD) is the forgotten step-child of the Cluster B group of personality disorders, which also includes the Borderline, Narcissistic and Antisocial personality disorders. 1,466 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

Bill toughens penalty for failure to report child abuse

HARTFORD — Teachers, school administrators and other mandated reporters of child abuse could face a felony charge under certain circumstances for not reporting mistreatment, under a bill moving through the General Assembly. 100 more words


AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse

CHICAGO (AP) – Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. 797 more words


If You See Something, Say Something: Ending the Culture of Child Abuse

At my university, we have these signs around campus that say, “If you see something, say something” with a number to the campus police department underneath. 885 more words


Many people think the middle of the road is a comfortable place to walk, but let me tell you, in polarizing conversations, where many assume extreme positions, balance often draws fire from both sides. 1,583 more words

Matters Of Faith

On Josh Duggar and Sexual Abuse: The Church needs to do more

Why does abuse prolong in Christian Churches and environments?

Why is sexual scandal so prevalent?

And whats worse….Why do some defend the Abuser, rather than the Victim? 810 more words