Fеаr, wоrrу, аnxіеtу, fruѕtrаtіоn, depression аnd lоnеlіnеѕѕ аrе аll fееlіngѕ wе’vе fеlt аt ѕоmе роіnt іn оur lіvеѕ. Wе have fеlt these emotions because of the орроrtunіtіеѕ that wе’vе hаd аnd fаіlеd аt. Or, because of орроrtunіtіеѕ that wе’vе hаd аnd іmаgіnеd fаіlіng at. These negative emotions саn’t bе ассеѕѕеd оr еxреrіеnсеd wіthоut оur реrmіѕѕіоn. So to a large extent we’re choosing to feel them, whether we know it or not. Whеn an individual сhооѕеѕ fеаr оr wоrrу, thеу’rе lіtеrаllу сhооѕіng thе twо grеаtеѕt еnеmіеѕ оf hарріnеѕѕ, hеаlthу lіvіng, аnd іntеrnаl hеаlіng. Whу? Bесаuѕе thеѕе twо undеrmіnе еvеrуthіng, іnсludіng уоur ѕеlf-еѕtееm, ѕеlf-wоrth, ѕеlf-іmаgе, аnd ѕеlf-соnfіdеnсе. Fears of all kinds are a quick end to happiness. Continue reading →
RHYTHM 0 – 1974 : m a r i n a . a b r a m o v i ć | 1946 . performance artist . belgrade . serbia
This is the account about Marina Abramovic regarding her performance of Life Art piece where she stood naked from the waist up in silence and without moving for six hours. This is what happens when letting others decide your fate. Continue reading →
Here’s a true story of domestic violence in the form of an autobiographical film by Therese Strosser about where she was beaten by her boyfriend, and how it affected her. It’s also a film about how in this particular case, the police arrived in time and helped her. However, she struggled against a man whose family was wealthy and paid for all the legal representation that they could, and treated her very badly. It’s a very honest yet horrifying story about the truth of experiencing domestic violence. Therese was beaten by her boyfriend for the very harmless reason of not paying a cellphone bill. From not paying the bill to getting beaten and almost thrown out of a second story window, she is lucky to be alive.
She had initially experienced a very common courtship that all abusers take their victims through. Abusers start out as very charming, but beneath their charm, they are extremely sadistic and violent. If you want to avoid getting involved with an abuser, you need to watch this film, because you’ll see how abusers operate. If you are in an abusive relationship at the moment, you’ll be able to see yourself in Therese. Watch this one woman’s true story of domestic violence. Continue reading →
Help make it stop. If you sit by and do nothing when violence is happening around you, you’re guilty of committing the crime of allowing it to happen. ‘Help Make It Stop’ is an interactive film from the Metropolitan Police that allows the viewer to decide how to respond to a domestic violence incident.
Help Make it Stop
If you hear violence or child abuse going on in a household close to yours, it’s your responsibility to call the police to help make it stop. If you sit by and do nothing, then you may become a silent partner to a crime where someone gets killed or maimed very badly. If you hear it, speak up. If it goes on continuously, record what you hear. If you can see what is going on, film it. If someone’s life is in danger, you need to do these things. Your actions could be the help that the potential victim needs to prevent themselves from being murdered. Don’t sit by and watch or listen as things happen…. do something to stop it from happening. Help make it stop. Continue reading →
Hello, and thank you for reading my article. Here’s the story of my own life, initially from the perspective of my young toddler self as I watched my mother being abused by firstly, my father, and in the next few articles, by other men that she got involved with after leaving him. So here’s my story. Continue reading →
For a long time, domestic violence has been associated and understood exclusively as an issue of women. All attention is given to the females who are abused by men, but unfortunately, men who are abused by women are overlooked. According to a report, more than 40% of the victims of domestic violence are male. This percentage of male victims might seem very high to some people, but this is a fact and this number is continually growing. Continue reading →
The link between eating disorders and sexual abuse has gained a great deal of attention in the past few years. Much research has been conducted in order to discover the link between eating disorders and sexually or emotionally abused women. Many females who undergo treatment of eating disorders have experienced some sort of sexual, physical or emotional abuse at some point in their lives; usually during childhood. The most prominent factor which causes eating disorders in women is sexual abuse, and unfortunately, many of the affected women do not know this because they have suppressed the memory of having been sexually abused. Continue reading →
Why does it hurt every time she cries?
Please give her a reason,
She needs to know why.
Why is she afraid of losing the one she loves?
When all he does is hurt her,
She can no longer tell whether she has had enough. Continue reading →