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Angry and Traumatized, Britney Spears Calls conservatorship Abusive

Angry and Traumatized, Britney Spears Calls conservatorship Abusive

An emotional Britney Spears on Wednesday called the 13-year-long conservatorship that has controlled her life stupid and abusive, saying she felt traumatized and angry and wanted her life back. In a statement of more than 20 minutes, pop star Spears, 39, told the Los Angeles judge overseeing the arrangement that she wanted it to end. […]

Am I In An Abusive Relationship?

Am I In An Abusive Relationship?

For most young adults, the first big problem in a relationship is identifying if it is good for them. Sometimes, in doing that they tend to weigh the bad against the good. He drinks a lot but when he’s sober, he is very caring. She flirts with other men but considers him the most important […]

The Courage To Exit Abusive Relationships

The Courage To Exit Abusive Relationships

Abuse in whatever form is detrimental to its victim’s health and wellbeing. Many people both male and female go through abusive relationships, they are aware of the pain and torment yet find it difficult to leave. Abuse can be in form of domestic violence that involves physical contact, sexual abuse and the use of demeaning […]

Relationship PTSD: What Causes It?

Relationship PTSD: What Causes It?

PTSD is an extreme anxiety disorder caused by experiencing a life-threatening event or situation. It’s characterized by intrusive memories, avoidance of things that could remind a person of the trauma, moodiness, and hyperarousal, Aaron Tendler, MD, chief medical officer of Brainsway, a mental health tech company, tells Health. “These four clusters of symptoms persist over […]

I Got Flowers Today

I Got Flowers Today

I stumbled on a video online recently with the title “I GOT FLOWERS TODAY” and the storyline was about domestic violence between couples. The man will hit the lady and after each encounter, he always got her flowers. The lady considered leaving the marriage severally but because the man always apologized with nice flowers, she […]

Using The Law To Deal With Spousal Abuse

Using The Law To Deal With Spousal Abuse

SPOUSAL abuse is not about to abate anytime soon. On the contrary, it is escalating. As a point of reference, the recent death of Ronke Shonde, a Lagos housewife, has captured the public imagination. The deceased was allegedly killed by her husband, Lekan Shonde, after a domestic scuffle over alleged infidelity and finances turned awry. […]

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

12 Traits of an Abusive Relationship

“My boyfriend is jealous. He gets furious when I won’t dump my friends and spend all of my free time with him,” the weeping woman shared with me. “I was so thrilled to have a devoted boyfriend that I ignored the warning signs of abuse. I convinced myself that he loved me, and that things […]