Why Can’t We Just Lock Them Up?

I was asked the following question in a comment the other day."didn’t these people get placed in psych hospitals in the past, so they couldn’t do the damage in society? Now they wander free among us…devouring all that they can."I understand what you are saying, Why should they run around destroying people's lives without any …

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A Journey Back In Time And A Glimpse To The Future

I recently was asked by the Canadian Center for Victims of Violence to write my story of domestic abuse for their monthly newsletter. She explained that the newsletter is read by law enforcement, politicians and other people responsible for change.I was of course honored to be asked but also felt the pressure of responsibility that …

Playing Russian Roulette With The Devil

Lately it seems every time I turn the TV on there is another true murder mystery where the woman was murdered by her significant other. The last two were on 48 Hours a couple of days ago. One of the cases took 18 years to solve and they still don't have a body and in …

Cognitive Dissonance and the Victim of Abuse

The following is taken from an article written by Joseph M. Carver, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist “Cognitive Dissonance” explains how and why people change their ideas and opinions to support situations that do not appear to be healthy, positive, or normal. In the theory, an individual seeks to reduce information or opinions that make him or her …