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(Mississippi) Bill Passed: Abuse is Grounds for Divorce, Provides Guidance to Judges on Abusive Behavior

(Mississippi, March 2017) – Should domestic violence be considered as grounds for divorce? A bill recently passed in Mississippi includes domestic violence in the definition of “habitual cruel and inhumane treatment” and legally considers abuse as a reason for granting a divorce. … Continue reading

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“Rockabye” by Clean Bandit – Dissociation As Survival Mechanism (Commentary)

Music is a form of communication and expression for me, so you will see some music videos posted on this blog as they related to subjects such as abuse, healing, trauma, etc. The video for “Rockabye” by Clean Bandit featuring … Continue reading

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Child Punished for Giving a Hug (Co-Parenting with an Abuser)

Father diagnosed by court ordered psych eval with “personality disorder”, lengthy criminal history, wanted fugitive, over a dozen documented abuse allegations against him, mother and children homeless after domestic violence incident, awarded SOLE custody of children in Hennepin County under … Continue reading

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“Didn’t Mean It” by Jasmine V. (Domestic Violence Awareness)

(Trigger warning – the music video begins with a graphic scene of domestic violence) Jasmine V. courageously shares her experience with teen dating violence in her song “Didn’t Mean It” (2012), “Everyone has a story, this is part of my … Continue reading

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Bill Windsor (Lawless America) : “Family Courts Put Wonderful Mothers in Insane Asylums”

 I have always said… Family Court is Legally Insane! On Nov. 11, 2015, Bill Windsor posted the following message: Bill Windsor, Producer and Director of “Lawless America…The Movie”, is going to write a big article about what’s wrong with family … Continue reading

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Healthy Attachments are Crucial to Outcomes for Children

Attachment is the outcome or result of the way a child is cared for early in life, and is connected to a child’s development, and their well-being as an adult.  John Bowlby (1907-1990), a British psychoanalyst, developed the theory of attachment … Continue reading

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The Question (and the Song) “For the Love of a Daughter” – Parenting After Divorce / Separation

My daughter will be having her birthday soon…birthdays are hard because I don’t know if I will see her, and I mourn all of the things I have missed in the last year of her life. Another year I have … Continue reading

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Do You Know the Warning Signs of Abusers and Child Predators?

I saw this info graphic called “Do You Know the Warning Signs of Abusers?” published by the Catholic Church in New Hampshire. http://www.catholicnh.org/child-safety/what-s-happening/ I am re-posting the graphic and adding a few extra warning signs that I have learned about. I am … Continue reading

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Should a Guardian ad Litem Facilitate Mediation? My Experiences with GAL & Mediation

Should a Guardian ad Litem (GAL) be allowed to mediate between parties, assisting in coming to agreements about custody and parenting time, and facilitating communication? The Minnesota Rules of Guardian ad Litem Procedure say no. However, Guardians often assume the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Present for “Daddy’s Rages” : Child Speaks

A child’s Christmas gift for father’s explosive anger… ********************** “Rages threaten the security or safety of another individual and violate their personal boundaries.” — Out of the Fog My child was looking through the Christmas catalogs, commenting on the toys when … Continue reading

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