Archive for December, 2019

December 13, 2019

Measuring Success

There are various ways that people measure success in their lives. Those mitigating factors can be stemmed from a set value system, environmental influences, personality or level of intelligence. These days, it’s very common for measures of success to be placed on status, money, and material possessions. Even the number of likes on social media … Read More »

December 3, 2019

Why Doesn’t She Just Leave?

You’ve seen the headlines… “Fight between husband and wife leads to gunfire, SWAT standoff” – khou.com “Man and two children found fatally shot in apparent murder-suicide” – chron.com “Man kills woman, kills himself, injures stepchild in murder-suicide in SW Houston” – abc13.com Did you know that the average domestic violence victim will try to leave … Read More »

December 3, 2019

Domestic Violence During the Holidays

There is a common belief that Domestic Violence Hotlines see an increase in calls during the holidays. That assumption makes sense when you consider the excess in alcohol consumption and stress among families during this time. But in fact, studies show that most Domestic Violence Hotlines see a decrease in calls. But why? Remember that … Read More »