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Sexual abuse does NOT determine sexual identity

Male Sexual Abuse FACT #5 – Sexual abuse does NOT determine sexual identity/orientation https://t.co/wBKRNEbMDU pic.twitter.com/LznTaN1du8 — MaleSurvivor (@MaleSurvivorORG) March 15, 2017 Whether perpetrated by males or females, premature sexual experiences can lead to a great deal of confusion about many aspects of identity and sexual orientation. Many males who have been abused

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The Forgiveness Myth Refuses to Go Away

http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2017/03/13/comment-forgiveness-not-justice-and-trauma-survivors-dont-need-forgive-heal There is no “right” way for people to recover from trauma. What works for some survivors may be disastrous for others, and the last thing they need is outsiders judging their behaviour as sufficiently victim-worthy. This is what made me initially reticent to make any public comments about the recent media

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Should unvaccinated children be kept out of childcare ?

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/health/2017/03/childcare-ban-for-unvaccinated-kids-worth-considering.html Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he wants unvaccinated children to be banned from childcare centres, and is pushing state and territory leaders to take a firm stance on the issue. As part of the proposal, immunisation rates of all preschools and daycare centres would be made publicy available. "Since the Australians

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Romantic love associated with reduction of gray matter density

Study: Romantic love associated with reduction of gray matter density in the striatum https://t.co/X5hqMplr2H — PsyPost.org (@PsyPost) March 13, 2017 The study, conducted by a team of researchers lead by Hiroaki Kawamichi (National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan) involved taking an MRI scan of 113 student participants. Most of the participants then

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Psychology of Hate

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/nurturing-self-compassion/201703/the-psychology-hate Lack of self-compassion The antidote to hate is compassion—for others as well as ourselves. Self-compassion means that we accept the whole self. “If we find part of ourselves unacceptable, we tend to attack others in order to defend against the threat” says Reedy. “If we are okay with ourselves, we see

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