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    Abuse accelerates puberty

    By Mary Kekatos Scientists say that young girls who are emotionally and physically abused hit puberty eight to 12 months earlier than their non-abused peers. Sexual abuse in particular forces children to physically mature at a faster rate. Premature physical development such as this has …

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    25 Ways to Help People Experiencing Domestic Abuse

    Sometimes we feel so helpless, but there are things we can do. If 1 in 4 women are or will be victims of domestic abuse, someone you know needs help. Here are 25 ways you can help. Listen unconditionally, non-judgmentally. Set up a code word …

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    Childhood Abuse: Trauma Facts

    Trauma Facts Childhood trauma typically does more damage than adult-life incidents of trauma. In fact,research shows that kids are much more likely than adults to develop trauma-driven disorders (PTSD, depression, anxiety, addictions, and the like), particularly if the trauma is chronic and no relief or …

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    What to Say (and Not to Say) to a Sexual Abuse Victim

    Excellent article! Read and share! My friend “Jake” attended a men’s conference last weekend in a western state. After one of my sermons—which dealt with the topic of freedom from sexual sin—a dark memory from his past surfaced in his mind. He began to sob, …

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    Joyce Meyer Reveals Details of Her Abuse

    Well-known Christian preacher and author Joyce Meyer has spoken in detail of the extent of abuse she suffered from her father whilst growing up. She spoke about how she tried to come to terms with what had been done to her. Meyer revealed that she had been raped …

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    Childhood Disrupted

    Adversity in childhood can create long-lasting scars, damaging our cells and our DNA, and making us sick as adults by Donna Jackson Nakazawa If you saw Laura walking down the New York City street where she lives today, you’d see a well-dressed 46-year-old woman with …

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    The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Abuse

    This is a 19-page chapter taken from the book, “The Hidden Feelings of Motherhood: Coping with Mothering Stress, Depression, and Burnout,” by New Harbinger Press: Oakland, CA, 2001 The title of the chapter is The Long Shadow: Adult Survivors of Childhood Abuse, by Kathleen Kendall-Tackett. Go …

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    Healing Trauma: Victimization Has No Grey Area

    “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” — Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter An important step in healing from sexual, physical, and emotional abuse is accepting that it is in fact abuse. There is …

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    When Abuse Becomes Denial

    By Sarah Newman, MA “The victim who is able to articulate the situation of the victim has ceased to be a victim: he or she has become a threat.” — James Baldwin I used to think that abuse victims who lived in denial of their …

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    Healing From Child Sexual Abuse: Let Yourself Grieve, Get Angry

    by Eirliani Abdul Rahman  Healing is not a linear process. You may revisit a particular issue, say, the fear of intimacy, as you begin a new relationship. Or you may have to learn to set limits with your children if you have always had issues …

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