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Christian Marriage and the Misuse of Scripture, Part 4 - Public Shame

Women are often reluctant to make abuse public, as if their lives did not matter.  Speaking out about domestic violence, and seeking help for it, are said to bring shame on the family and the church. 228 more words


Culleton knew nothing of alleged killer's violent past, say friends and family

If Carol Culleton had known anything about her alleged killer’s violent past, she might still be alive, her friends and family speculated Saturday.

Culleton, 66, was the first of three women killed Sept. 711 more words

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Showing Compassion

“People who aren’t kind to animals aren’t kind to people,” my mother has often said, and I’ve found that to be true. So these words of St. 465 more words


5 Things You Can Do to Help Someone Living in Abuse

October, is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I am sharing some of my story so that you may know, and in knowing, help get the message out. 828 more words

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In the Burn Unit

So, ten years ago this morning I had a terrible accident at home involving a candle that I had left burning. I had broken my toe not ten or twelve days earlier in an incident which took place in a motel with a man I was dating who had assaulted me in bed. 1,072 more words

Important public message: a sense of entitlement isn't love

There’s a hugely important message in this article from the Herald about people (most often men) who kill their partners (most often women).

“These are not crimes of love, these are crimes of ownership.

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