Posts tagged "domestic abuse"

Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors

Love to the Limit: A Poem for Domestic Violence Survivors
By A Beauty School Scarlet I was a witness of domestic violence, I was a victim of domestic violence and now I am a survivor of domestic violence. Domestic violence usually starts at a young age with self-esteem issues and I wrote about it because I want to empower young women and girls to embrace... Read more »

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser

Sex Esteem: 5 Questions to Ask Before You Reunite with Your Abuser
By Dawgelene “Dr Dawj” Sangster Here we are almost at the end of another year and well into what we come to know as Domestic Violence/Breast Cancer awareness month. It is October, and we get to see so many people, men and women alike, representing all of the pretty shades of pink and purple, in... Read more »

When Abusers Return for You...20 Years Later

When Abusers Return for You...20 Years Later
“You were mine then and you are mine now. Even after all of these years, I never stopped thinking about you and knew that as soon as I could get to you, I would come back for you. While I am not saying it’s good that you are a widow now, I believe that God... Read more »
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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 »

Teenage Love and Domestic Violence: Break the Cycle

Teenage Love and Domestic Violence: Break the Cycle
The Six Brown Chicks are headed to the University of Arkansas to participate in the Dream B.I.G. mentorship camp for teens this week. One of our workshops will focus on positive teenage relationships. Today, Six Brown Chicks correspondent Toni Spearman reveals a violent situation that her own teen daughter confronted recently, a situation that could... Read more »