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Domestic Violence Prevention is the Cure

Domestic Violence Prevention is the Cure

There are as many variations on this story as there are people living it. Yet there are a few common themes that present in most renditions of established intimate partner violence.......[Read More]
Battered Men - The Responsibility of the Abused Macho Super Man

Battered Men - The Responsibility of the Abused Macho Super Man

Part of the glue that binds abusive relationships is the abused man's sense of perceived responsibility within the relationship. However, the moment you relinquish responsibility to and for her battering behavior, a window of options open up for you to pursue.......[Read More]
Colorado Marriage Annulment Laws

Colorado Marriage Annulment Laws

Colorado annulments can only be granted in certain circumstances.Colorado image by michael langley from Fotolia.comMarriages can end in one of three way: the death of a spouse, divorce or annulment. Like divorce, annulments are legally recognized and granted only in specific.........[Read More]
Is Domestic Brutality All Over the Place?

Is Domestic Brutality All Over the Place?

You will know that there is domestic abuse when there are clear indications of abusive behaviours by one or more persons in a closely knit family relationship. The social associations could be based on marriage, family relationship, dating, kinship and friendship.......[Read More]
Avoiding the Toxic Relationship - 2 Steps to Success, Part 2

Avoiding the Toxic Relationship - 2 Steps to Success, Part 2

For someone in a toxic relationship, or with a history of being involved in toxic relationships, breaking away is often very difficult.If you've gotten involved and attached to someone who struggles with damaging personal issues - addiction, abusive tendencies, and cheating behavior, for exampl......[Read More]
Good Night: Thoughts of A Seven Year Old

Good Night: Thoughts of A Seven Year Old

Many nights I lay in bed and watch the blue and red lights flashing outside my window. I used to love colorful lights but now each time I saw them I felt terror inside... Domestic violence is a major social problem that has a devastating effect on the children as well as the adult. Approximately 3.3......[Read More]
A Father's Rights Regarding His Child

A Father's Rights Regarding His Child

Fathers must first establish their paternity before exercising other legal parenting rights.father and son image by Diane Stamatelatos from Fotolia.comFathers generally have the same legal rights to their children as mothers do, but these rights can be more difficult for fathers to.........[Read More]
Am I the Narcissist?A Look at Inverted Narcissism

Am I the Narcissist?A Look at Inverted Narcissism

In my work with victims of narcissistic abuse I am more often than not asked the same question:"How do I know I'm not the Narcissist?"When I asked my own therapist this question so many years ago she answered "If you were the narcissist you wouldn't be asking that question, ......[Read More]
Dads Not the Demons in Child Abuse

Dads Not the Demons in Child Abuse

Recent data from the Department of Child Protection in Western Australia has debunked a common misconception about fathers and violence. The data shows that natural mothers are far more likely to abuse children than their natural fathers, where mothers were responsible for only 13% of cases.......[Read More]
Missouri Fathers Rights Law

Missouri Fathers Rights Law

Fathers sometimes have to fight for their rights to raise and love their children. Unfortunately, during break-ups, fathers may lose some or all of their rights. Courts in Missouri base custody decisions on the best interests of the child.......[Read More]
Definition of Separate Property in a Prenuptial Agreement

Definition of Separate Property in a Prenuptial Agreement

Before two people get married, each person owns certain items. The items each person owns before the marriage are considered separate property, and each spouse retains ownership of those items in the event of a divorce. This can be stipulated in a prenuptial agreement.......[Read More]
Emotional Abuse Is Domestic Violence

Emotional Abuse Is Domestic Violence

Are you in a relationship that isn't like the relationships of anyone else you know? Maybe your situation is just unique. If you often feel on edge around your spouse or boyfriend, but aren't sure why, then take a look at this. If you recognize any of these first four signs of emotional ab......[Read More]
How to Find Property Owners in Kentucky

How to Find Property Owners in Kentucky

There are 120 counties in Kentucky. Each is responsible for maintaining property records in its county. The property value administrator is responsible for recording sales of property, assessing property value and levying property taxes. This means they maintain the property tax information for thei......[Read More]
Domestic Violence Facts That Will Astound You

Domestic Violence Facts That Will Astound You

Place domestic violence in its proper setting-the home and the results and consequences are astounding. Here are some facts that may turn your stomach. Read on to learn more.......[Read More]
Were You Abused As a Child?

Were You Abused As a Child?

When people hear the word abuse, they automatically think of physical abuse be it physical or sexual. However, abuse can be verbal, emotional, psychological, mental, or spiritual. And if your abuse was not physical or sexual, it may be hard for you to recognize the signs of abuse .........[Read More]
How to Visit Baxter Park

How to Visit Baxter Park

Baxter State Park is a 210,000-acre park in north-central Maine. It was donated to the state by its former governor, Percival Baxter, who decreed the park must remain forever wild. Baxter State Park is among the largest state parks in New England and is located a within a day's drive from many point......[Read More]
Verbally Abusive Relationships - Is A Relationship Abusive Even If They Don't Hit?

Verbally Abusive Relationships - Is A Relationship Abusive Even If They Don't Hit?

"I can't be in an abusive relationship - they've never raised a hand to me."Does this sound familiar to you?Maybe this statement or something similar has been said to you by a friend, or a relative - or maybe even yourself.......[Read More]
Visitation Rights After Adoption

Visitation Rights After Adoption

Parents may put their children up for adoption for a variety of reasons. Some may already have children and be financially unable to care for another. Others may decide that they are not responsible enough to raise a child or be deemed irresponsible by the state. Whatever the case may be, the adopte......[Read More]
How to Use a Hukou As a Birth Certificate

How to Use a Hukou As a Birth Certificate

China maintains a few identifying documents for its citizens. The country issues a birth certificate when a child is born, and anyone desiring a foreign visa must obtain a formal copy from the Notarial Office in the county of birth. A hukou, on the other hand, is a Chinese residence record for an en......[Read More]
How to Change My Name With Legal Aid in Austin, Texas

How to Change My Name With Legal Aid in Austin, Texas

Every citizen has a right to change his name. In Texas, an adult may change his name and parents may change the name of their children. Name changes require a reason -- especially in the case of children -- although traditional reasons for name changes may include professional matters or marriage. C......[Read More]