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Dr. Ford on Domestic Violence: Helping Someone in an Abusive Relationship

By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.
By Cecilia M. Ford, Ph.D.

One of the mistakes friends, family, and even therapists often make (I learned this the hard way) is that when the victim confides in them, they exhort her to protect herself and leave. Often, however, she is not yet ready to do that, because she is still feeling trapped. Then the next time he hurts her, she is less likely to confide in her support group because she feels ashamed that she has ignored their advice.

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More Health News: Walk Off That Stress; Protection Orders Can Keep Women Safe

By Womens Voices for Change
More Reason to Walk Off That Stress: Temple University researchers who tracked nearly 400 Philadelphia women for eight years came forward this week with heartening if less-than-surprising news: menopausal women who walk every day have an easier time of…nearly everything. According to the new research, physical activity can help throughout the menopausal transition and afterwards… The women were assessed on…
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