Archive for July 2014

When Two-Parent Households Become Dangerous

A couple of weeks ago, The New York Times opinion section published a piece by Sara Shoener titled, “Two-Parent Households Can Be Lethal:  Domestic Violence and Two-Parent Households.”  Shoener discusses how she has been studying Domestic Violence since 2011, when the Center For Disease Control and Prevention reported that more than one-third of American women are…

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An Excerpt from the Upcoming Book, Bullied to Death: The Chris Mackney Story

  The author of this week’s guest post is freelance, investigative reporter Michael Volpe.  Michael is based out of Chicago and the author of two books, Prosecutors Gone Wild and The Definitive Dossier of PTSD in Whistleblowers.  His current project is a book based on Chris Mackney, a father who committed suicide in late 2013 after a long and chaotic…

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Co-Parenting With A Psychopath: The Story of The Headless Bear

  Some of you who have been following my blog since the beginning, may remember this story.  I am releasing it from the CQ vault today, because I think it illustrates the complete chaos that many parents feel when forced to co-parent with another parent who is mentally unhealthy (or specifically, a psychopath).  I wrote…

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Gender Wars In Family Court Undermine Child Safety

  “There is no accountability or oversight in Family Court today.  There is no integrity.  Who is looking out for our children while everyone is getting rich at their expense?”  –  Kelly Rutherford, Actress and Co-Founder of The Children’s Justice Campaign   Last week, The Good Men Project posted an article about non-custodial fathers.  The article discussed…

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#JusticeForPrince

    My son Prince would have been three years old today, if his father had not murdered him.   Prince was born on July 1, 2011. I remember the day he was born as if it was yesterday, but sometimes it feels like a lifetime ago. The first time the doctors put him on…

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