Monthly Archives: January 2012

Physical Abuse, continued

Abuse can happen in any family and to any child.  Socio-economic station, race, religion and culture are irrelevant when talking about the welfare of children.  Sad isn’t it?  A well-educated man or woman, professionally successful, can be an abuser.  And … Continue reading

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January 27 Mashup: Writing Sites

100 Tips to alleviate doubt:  http://janefriedman.com/2012/01/20/100-tips-to-alleviate-self-doubt/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+JaneFriedman+%28Jane+Friedman%29 Do best seller lists matter?  http://jakonrath.blogspot.com/2012/01/myth-of-bestseller.html The Bookshelf Muse had so many interesting focused blogs that it’s hard to single one out.  But take a look at this one on  avalanches.  This weather  thesaurus  … Continue reading

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9 Steps to Forgiveness

Adults who grow up as abused children have many challenges  in their adult lives.  These symptoms will be discussed in detail in another post.  For victims, it is important that we face what happened to us, learn about its effects … Continue reading

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Physical Abuse of Children

Physical Abuse Is there anything more heart warming than the picture of an adult holding a tiny baby?  Such pictures proliferate our culture. This article, the second of four on child abuse, was particularly hard to write.  Looking at pictures … Continue reading

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What’s Happening on the Web? January 20

After 13 years of trying Laura Drake sold to GCP  Here’s what she’s learned. Chuck Wendig has provided a list of 25 things writers should start doing.  WARNING:  this site is full of great info but take your tolerance with … Continue reading

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A Life Changing Metaphor

Some of you may know that I’m a therapist.  I specialize in the issues of women, especially those who were abused as children.  Ironically, much of my small practice is with men.  Apparently they like the fact that I’m not … Continue reading

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Week One: EMOTIONAL ABUSE

Emotional abuse is the most pervasive of all abuse committed against children.  It almost always accompanies the other kinds of abuse while also occurring on its own.  What is it? The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children … Continue reading

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What’s happening on the Net? January 13

This has been an amazing week.  For writers and publishers, the landscape is changing daily, even hourly. Amazon released the first month’s statistics on the Kindle Select Program.  Amazing results were enjoyed by all the authors in the program.  Amber … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Persuasion by Arlene Dickinson

I try to read something to build my business on a regular basis.  Might be a writing book.  Or a business book like this one.  Persuasion: A New Approach to Changing Minds is a welcome addition to my library. It … Continue reading

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What Are We Doing About the Children?

This blog begins a new series.  A difficult one.  A series that will likely be hard to read.  But I believe that safety comes from being armed by facts.  And if we know what to look for and how to … Continue reading

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