Posts tagged "abuse"

Parents: Three Ways to Discipline Without Spanking

To Spank or Not to Spank: That is the question! By LaRay Smith Many of us, especially within the Black community, were raised with physical discipline; from having our hands slapped as young children with a firm “NO” accompanying it, to being spanked/whipped by parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles as a method of teaching us... Read more »

Life After Abuse: A Domesticated Soul

Life After Abuse: A Domesticated Soul
By Dr. Dawj October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I am a survivor. Years ago, I was abused physically, mentally and emotionally.  I fell silent for a long time. While the outer signs weren’t the black eyes or broken limbs, I encountered name-calling, cuts, hits, a broken spirit and inner turmoil. I changed on the... Read more »