Category: Dysfunctional family dynamics

Should an Overweight Child be Considered Child Abuse?

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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I Know You Love Me — Now Let Me Die

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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In the Name of God

In the Name of God

In the Name of God

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

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

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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This is my Story of Mother-Son Incest

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

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

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

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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Arnold: Totally Recalled

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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