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Lets make a stand!

Lets make a stand! By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek Let’s make a stand against domestic abuse and the long-lasting impact on those faced with destructive relationships. Many people question why women don’t leave their abusive partner, but those that live … Continue reading [...]

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“A truth to be accepted”

“A truth to be accepted” By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek At times accepting the truth of a situation is hard, we tend to procrastinate rather than accept something or someone, that we are uncomfortable with, but overtime the weight becomes … Continue reading [...]

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Domestic Abuse – Early Warning Signs

Domestic Abuse – Early Warning Signs, By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek People that abuse others are masters of manipulation, and generally do not want their abusive behaviours displayed for all to see. The mask worn by these people ‘sucks you … Continue reading [...]

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STOP the battle in my mind!

STOP the battle in my mind! By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek Anxiety is something that we all experience in our lives, and it can indeed be healthy. It can be helpful by keeping us alert and focused, and is a … Continue reading [...]

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Coercive control

Coercive control, By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek There are many tactics used by those that abuse others. Today I would like to briefly discuss coercive control and the impact it has on those living with, or surviving from domestic abuse. … Continue reading [...]

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Pathological Jealousy – Crushes Souls

Pathological Jealousy – Crushes Souls, By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek There are many cruel tactics used by perpetrators of abuse, one of the most damaging to those living under these conditions is pathological jealousy. While some level of jealousy within … Continue reading [...]

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Breaking Free From a Destructive Relationship

Breaking Free From a Destructive Relationship By Lee-Anne Van Den Broek People stay in bad relationships for thousands of reasons. Sometimes they are afraid to be alone, or they are afraid of starting over. Sometimes they are afraid of what … Continue reading [...]

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Using Children as Weapons – Adventurer Style 2

Adventurer parents

What do they do in a crisis if unskilled? They can be passive or aggressive, very manipulative and sometimes subtle. If highly educated can be cynical, sarcastic and very clever with words to make sure they are still the centre of attention.
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Cyberbullying Teenagers

When young people experience bullying behaviour online, it can be difficult to spot. To help your child, you can learn about cyberbullying – what it is, when to step in, and what to do about it. Continue reading [...]

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New autism programme brings hope to families

New autism program brings hope to families By Stefanie Menezes Updated Mon Jul 4, 2011 1:58pm AEST http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/07/04/3260466.htm Story Reduced:  It is estimated at least 30,000 children in Australia have an autism spectrum disorder. Helping or educating an autistic child can … Continue reading [...]

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