Tag Archives: Abusive Relationships

Depressed Teen

Sexual Abuse in the News

The issue of child sexual abuse made a lot of headlines recently when it was revealed that Josh Duggar, whose family starred in the TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting”, had sexually abused five young girls when he was a teenager, including four of…

Abusive Relationship

Abusive Relationships

When people think about abuse in relationships, they often assume the abuse is physical. Although physical abuse is a form of abuse, it’s not the only type. There are other kinds of abuse as well: emotional/verbal, financial, and sexual abuse. Emotional abuse is when someone…

Teen Couple Arguing

What Kids Need to Know Before They Start Dating

I recently read an article in the New York Times about a program in Idaho that is going to mentor middle and high school students about healthy relationships in order to reduce the rate of unhealthy relationships. The author mentioned that most teens don’t know…