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Coercive Control

Coercive control is pattern of acts of abusive power and control used by one person to subjugate, oppress, and exploit another.

4 Ways To Protect Children From Developing Personality Disorders

Many parents are concerned about how exposure to excessive or extreme narcissism will affect their children. They worry about whether their kids have a higher risk of developing personality disorders. Narcissistic abuse as an expression of domestic violence and can adversely affect a child’s neurobiological experience. It can harm the child’s sense of security and ability to bond. Even if a parent…

40% Child/Adolescent-to-Parent Violence and Abuse (CAPVA) Unreported

MORE THAN 40% of Child/Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (CAPVA) is never reported to the authorities according to a study commissioned by the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit. What is Child/Adolescent to Parent Violence and Abuse (CAPVA)? Child/adolescent to parent violence and abuse CAPVA) is a term used to described acts of violence perpetrated by minor-, adolescent-, and…

Jennifer’s Law Could Bring Coercive Control Legislation to Connecticut

CONNECTICUT STATE SENATOR ALEX KASSER is sponsoring Jennifer’s Law in honor of Jennifer Dulos in the 2021 Legislative session. The new bill will widen the definition of domestic abuse to include coercive control. “When women are the victims of abuse, they seek safety for themselves and their children. Often that means staying with the abuser because the danger of leaving is too great,” Sen….