Fathering as a Survivor — Byron Hamel

Originally published on TriggerPointsAnthology.com on June 1, 2016 By Byron Hamel. We are kicking off the Fathering as a Survivor series today with someone we consider a true warrior in the fight to raise awareness for parenting survivors, a great dad and a friend of the Trigger Points community. Byron…

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3 Ways Men Who Loved Me Violated My Consent – And What This Says About Rape Culture

Originally published on Everyday Feminism Magazine on May 30, 2016 and re-published here with their permission. There’s this song that I like by LA-based pop-punk band The Dollyrots called “Watch Me Go (Kiss Me, Kill Me).” In it, cutie pie lead singer Kelly Ogden divulges the tales of multiple men…

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Five signs that you’re being emotionally abused

Originally published on BBCNEWS.com on May 11, 2016 By Megan Mohan When Dominican-American writer Zahira Kelly started the hashtag #MaybeHeDoesntHitYou, she had no idea that it would trend with thousands of women, and even a few men, taking the opportunity to discuss their own experience of psychological maltreatment. “Abuse is…

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Women Are Posting Pictures to Challenge a Stereotype About PTSD

Originally published on The Mighty on May 10, 2016 By Sarah Schuster. The idea started with a disappointing online search. While researching for a piece about trigger warnings, Cissy White realized when she searched for images under “post-traumatic stress disorder” (PTSD), the top results showed exclusively men in uniform. Source: Words Through…

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