Backlash and the Fact of Battered Husbands

By James Sniechowski, Ph.D. and Judith Sherven, Ph.D. Nov 28, 2004, 02:13 Summary: One way to trivialize and dismiss a point of view is to claim it is part of a backlash. That is the contemptuous and derogatory characterization often applied when the topic of men’s issues arises. Domestic violence is a case in point. […]

Buried Memories – Shattered Lives

By Elizabeth F. Loftus and Laura A. Rosenwald Nov 28, 2004, 02:05 Summary: While no one can doubt the horror of child sex abuse, the powers of suggestion may be helping some adults recall events that never happened. Where those victims once found healing, others now claim betrayal. [Reprinted with permission, circa 1996.] While no […]

Male Victims of Sexual Abuse

By Pitzer Nov 28, 2004, 00:29 Summary: Throughout the past decade, there has been an increase in reports of child sexual abuse, largely because of improved education and prevention efforts. But the focus historically has been on female victims, with minimal attention to boys and adult male survivors. Personal beliefs and societal biases make male […]

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A Rant About Operation Amber

This is a rant which has been a long time in coming. That’s because I see it nearly every day. You see, I subscribe to the Operation Amber mailing list. That’s pretty amazing to think about, isn’t it? That there are Amber Alerts every single day. And that’s the issue. And that’s what this rant […]

How Do We Track Down a Missing Child or Grandchild?

Dear Esq., How do we find an address for our missing grandson? Before custody papers were filed my son’s ex-girlfriend fled with his son. The courts, lawyers, and everyone we have talked to cannot help until he gets an address to serve her papers for visitation. How do we get an address? We know the […]

Frustration or Denial of Visitation

Dear Esq., What is considered reasonable visitation? I would love to get my children as much as I can. Can you offer any advice? Thanks! Ken — Dear Ken, Perhaps no divorce or custody decree language has caused more trouble for fathers, mothers, and children, but most especially fathers, than the “reasonable visitation” language. This […]