Dysfunctional family dynamics

by / on August 29, 2016 at 9:35 am / in Body, Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Health, Parenting, Society

Should an Overweight Child be Considered Child Abuse?

Child abuse is defined a few different ways depending on the source, but as it relates to overweight children each definition has a few similar words that come up: neglect; maltreatment; physical harm. Child abuse, Definition #1: “Physical Maltreatment or sexual molestation of a child.” Child abuse, Definition #2: “is when a parent or caregiver, whether through action or failing […]

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by / on January 22, 2016 at 11:27 am / in Aging, Body, Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Health, Philosophy, Relationships, Society

I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die

A day does not go by where my partners don’t look at each other and say, “How do we stop this madness? How do we get people to let their loved ones die?”

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by / on January 3, 2015 at 11:00 am / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Editorials, Education, Philosophy, Relationships, Religion, Society, Spirituality

In the Name of God

In the Name of God

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by / on December 14, 2014 at 10:57 am / in Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Society, Uncategorized, Women's issues

Your Blackness is Not My Blackness So Please Stay in Your Lane

The social media can be both a curse and a blessing. It is a blessing because you have the opportunity to read the viewpoints of millions of people. However, it is also a curse because very often, you are also exposed to the ignorant arrogance of people. Especially when it comes to defining “Blackness” because some Black folks have declared […]

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by / on March 16, 2013 at 2:24 pm / in Art, Country, Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Prejudice, Religion, Sexuality, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

Q&A With Poet James Schwartz On Being Q&A

James Schwartz is the author of The Literary Party: Growing up Gay and Amish In America, a work of poems and short stories.   His poetry can also be found in Among the Leaves: Queer Male Poets On the Mid-Western Experience, Milk and Honey Siren: A Nostrovia! Poetry Anthology and All Poetry is Prayer: A Fire Anthology.  He is currently at […]

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by / on March 3, 2013 at 10:20 am / in Body, Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Parenting, Psychology, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

This is my Story of Mother-Son Incest

Anonymous “This is my story of mother-son incest” via MalesSurvivor.org I was born into a religious family, into a family, though, with many problems. We were one thing on the outside and something else on the inside. Within the family, there was no peace. My father had turned to religion when he was eighteen but with little effect other than […]

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by / on November 2, 2012 at 10:00 am / in Book reviews, Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Facebook Fan pages, Media, Society

The Bookie’s Daughter Free Kindle Ebook Dowloads for 24 hours only.

UPDATE: FREE Kindle ebook downloads for taboojive readers! For 48 hours only, taboojive readers can download Atlanta author Heather Abraham’s “The Bookie’s Daughter: A Memoir of Growing Up in a Crazy, Crime-Ridden Family” recently rated #1 on Amazon’s “Top Rated Memoir & Biographies of Criminals.” The Bookie’s Daughter is a wild ride through a childhood steeped in crime and populated […]

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by / on November 1, 2012 at 10:00 am / in Art, Book reviews, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Entertainment, Relationships, The Pen Prostitute, Uncategorized

The Bookie’s Daughter Free Kindle Ebook Downloads for 48 hours only

The child of two incredibly miss matched parents, Heather’s father was known as ‘Big Al’ – a towering force and mathematical genius who would become Jeannette’s local bookie and notorious for making a deal with the Federal Government.

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by / on October 26, 2012 at 12:25 pm / in Culture, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Media, Politics, Relationships, Society

To un-friend, or not to un-friend…is there really a question?

Do you just remove them from your social media life entirely, even if you still love and respect them in general?

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by / on October 2, 2012 at 12:54 am / in Celebrities, Culture, Current Events, Dysfunctional family dynamics, Editorials, Entertainment

Arnold: Totally Recalled

By OcJim I always record Sixty Minutes on Sunday evening. It not only gives me the opportunity to skip the commercials but also to fast forward through segments that either don’t interest me or race past shallowness I can’t abide. Yesterday, Arnold Schwarzenegger got high-speed fast-forwards. I consider Arnold representative of what is wrong with our cultural values, relative to […]

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