Sleeping is one of the fundamental behaviors that all humans do. Even when we work at night, our body clock begins to wind down our day as the sun sets and usually will trigger us to sleep.
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Everyone experiences a night or two when they cannot sleep. Perhaps your big day is tomorrow, or you’re worried about one of the kids. But for some of us, these sleepless nights go on and on, making life a series of restless nights and fatigued days.
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Sexual abuse of little boys is a taboo subject. This topic has historically been kept hidden in the closet by people around the world.
It is subject that no one wants to believe. Yet, the mental health consequences of boyhood maltreatment last a lifetime as the little boys often grow up to become troubled men.
The Definition of Sexual Abuse
The definition of sexual abuse is as follows:
“unwanted sexual contact involving force, threats, or a large age difference between the perpetrator and the child.”
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Death is an inevitable part of living, and most humans struggle to remain alive for as long as possible. But, in the past century suicide has been romanticized as being a hero’s way to leave life, with Hollywood painting it as something that someone does as an act of love for his or her family.
However, the truth is much grimmer. There is nothing romantic about dying prematurely by your own hand because you have become overwhelmed and lost hope. Too many families are devastated every year, leaving them broken and wondering what they could have done to save the ones they loved.
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