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“30,000 Secrets” the first “J” Team Series’ sequel

Jessica, Rebecca and Elisabeth resolve many of their personal issues while working with Canada’s RCMP, the Secret Service and FBI to trace stolen radio active material from a Manitoba facility.




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Alcohol and abuse.

“While alcohol can’t take the entirety of the blame for an abuser’s behavior, Bennett says it’s also incorrect to say they’re not connected at all, either. “You can find plenty of examples of individuals who have been sober for decades and are still violent.” Having sought safety through the Women’s Shelters, counselled on leaving strategies and trained in defensive tactics by me, many angry, drunk husbands/partners blame me for their spouse’s departure. They are incapable of taking responsibility for their behavior and yet, even when inebriated know they will lose … Continue reading



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Psychopaths and sociopaths. Are you living with one?

Shahida Arabi’s explains the four ways toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships to an excessive extent in an effort to escape accountability for their actions. Here are 6 more of the 20 diversionary tactics toxic people use to silence and degrade you. Do you see these traits in your relationship? Do you engage in any of these behaviors? 1. Deliberately misrepresenting your thoughts and feelings to the point of absurdity. 2. Nitpicking and moving the goal posts. 3. … Continue reading



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LEAVE AN ABUSER. Go with a survival plan & resources.

Amanda at Domestic Shelters advises. “Creating a safety plan before leaving is an instrumental step toward staying safe. As Marylouise Kelley, director, Division of Family Violence Prevention and Service told DomesticShelters.org last September, “If you’re in the midst of a crisis it’s really hard to think straight. Putting a plan in place ahead of time, knowing where things are and having children understand what steps they can take to be safe—those are all things that are best done in advance.” How to formulate a plan “After he was served with … Continue reading



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Domestic Violence Solution? Throw him out!

It may seem simple enough but it isn’t. Many women suffer at the hands of violent men who threaten to kill them if they leave. Some succeed and some kill their children in the process. Help is available in your community. Resources Women’s Resource Centers offer Safe Houses where a woman and her children’s basic needs are met and assistance is offered for starting over. Sometimes it means leaving friends, family and any joint financial investments behind. WRC counselors say the primary reason abused women return to their violator is … Continue reading



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