Defining Sexual Assault

This is part two of a three part series on sexual assault. In our last blog post, we gave an overview of sexual assault. In our next blog post, we will discuss the term ‘consensual.’ According to RAINN (Rape, Abuse, & Incest National Network), rape is defined as...

The Many Sides to Sexual Assault

This is our first blog post in a series on sexual assault. Check back for future installments. Unfortunately, the news never runs out of stories about sexual assaults that occur all over our country. In television shows, we see sexual assault portrayed every week....

When a Loved One Suffers From Drug Addiction

Some people are able to use recreational or prescription drugs without becoming addicted. For many others, the use of these drugs leads to addiction and problems at home, in relationships, and at work. People experiment with drugs out of curiosity, to have a good...

The Truth Behind Schizophrenia

Often, the only time people see someone with schizophrenia is on a television show or in a movie. Schizophrenics are often portrayed as an incurable patient or a suspect in a criminal case. Although television shows like these can raise awareness of the mental...

4 Ways to Boost Your Energy Naturally

After staying up too late, working hard all day, or spending a night out drinking, it’s easy to understand why your energy is low—but some energy zappers are harder to spot. Colette Bouchez, a guest writer for WebMD, explains that when you have a low-grade energy...

When Others Don’t Understand Depression

“We may not look sick, but turn our bodies inside out and they would tell different stories.” – Wade Sutherland You can easily see the pain of a person who breaks a leg or suffers from another injury. And everyone knows that cancer and diabetes are terrible diseases....

Organization 101

Life can feel chaotic at times, and it can be difficult to get everything done. With work, social gatherings, and getting your kids to school and extracurriculars, it can be difficult to find the time to get your house organized or to even keep it clean. Coming home...

Fathers Are Parents, Too

The next time you are on Facebook, pay special attention to the comments people make about fathers and their kids: “My husband is babysitting the kids tonight so I can get out of the house!” “Did Daddy dress the baby today?” “Wait—he stays at home with the kids so you...

Relationship Advice You Should Ignore

Relationships aren’t easy. At one point or another, every couple fights or comes to a problem that they can’t seem to solve. Often when issues arise in a relationship, one (or both) of the partners talk to friends or family members to get advice. Sometimes, the advice...

When Should You Seek Marriage Counseling?

Maybe you’ve only heard of people going to a marriage counselor after a spouse has had an affair or in a last-ditch effort to keep their marriage alive. Although couples do go to therapy because of those issues, they definitely aren’t the only motives for seeking...