Economic conditions and income inequality in the United States have been a heavily debated topic over the past several decades, especially since the post-recession economy has further made the most wealthy in the U.S. more wealthy, and has drastically decimated the wealth of the middle class and the poor. Perhaps no other population has been affected more than the elderly, who have seen significant increases in financial inequality.… [Read more]
Since US President Trump’s election last year, American anxiety has spiked. More adults (particularly those who identify as liberal) are complaining about frequent migraines, stomach aches, sleep problems, and weight fluctuations; all classic physical manifestations of extreme stress and anxiety. A similar spike in hate rhetoric, racist sentiment, and hate violence is believed to be at very least related, according to The Daily Dot.… [Read more]
Note: Julie Driscoll’s article was originally published in August, 2011 on Examiner.com, re-published on AddictingInfo.org.
As a former victim of domestic violence, in another lifetime, I learned a lot about the abusive personality. When it was over, and I was out, I became a domestic violence hotline counselor. The classes I took to train me for this job taught me two things.… [Read more]
Call me crazy. Call me sleep deprived. Call me whatever you want. Words don’t matter, right?
Fact: Every 2 minutes someone is sexually assaulted in the United States.
As the idolized previous victim of domestic violence, S&M crazed Rihanna, said, “Sticks and stones may break my bones.” She prefers whips and chains. They excite her. She also, apparently, has chosen to utilize the abusive relationship she has to continue to sell records. … [Read more]