Domestic Violence: Why Can’t They “Just Leave”?

Prior to becoming fascinated about the dynamics of domestic violence, I remember thinking, “Why don’t women/men in these relationships just pack up their bags and leave?” or “Why don’t they just go to a shelter?” I initially understood very little about the complexities of walking away or the complexities of staying. According to the NY […]

The Art of Listening in a Culture of Distraction.

Listen. In this day and age, it’s common to see many on their cell phones during social situations. Loved ones, parents, the person across the table. Through the addictive nature of instant gratification we are socialized to be constantly stimulated and distracted. When we are distracted, like a parent who is checking their status updates […]