Verbal abuse leaves scars, too. Illustration by Dori Hartley When I was little, "abuse" wasn't a commonly used word -- at least, not in the context in which it is used today. During the free-lovin' late '60s, and the hedonistic ea...Physical abuse leaves scars, whereas a venomous tongue has the ability to create wounds that never heal.
Granted, the segment is called "Mommy Confessions," but it doesn't take a rocket scientist to know it's probably not the smartest thing in the world to appear on "Dr. Phil" with a home video of yourself screaming and berating your kid as you f...Mother who appeared on "Dr. Phil" now faces child abuse charges.
Nearly 60 percent of teens reported abuse in a recent study, but less than half reported it. Credit: Getty If Archie comics were real, Archie would pound the snot out of Jughead just for wearing that stupid hat and Reggie would slip ...Most kids abuse, but adults generally don't know about it.
Who needs pit bulls and roosters? All you really need is two young girls. Let them fight it out while a bunch of cheering and jeering spectators circle around and egg them on. Heck, even a proud mama will show up to root for her little girl. ...The first fule of fight club: Don't cheer on your child as she pummels another girl. This Florida mom now faces child abuse charges.
Bianca Anderson is accused of beating her young son. Credit: Hamilton County Sheriff's OfficeA Cincinnati woman allegedly beat her 5-year-old son for not doing his homework quickly enough. According to WLWT, the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati,...A Cincinnati woman allegedly beat her 5-year-old son for not doing his homework quickly enough.
The guy who lives down the street next to the playground is a pervert who likes to fondle young boys. You know it. You even investigated him to make absolutely sure. You compiled everything you learned -- and it's some pretty damning stuff -- in...Boy Scouts of America have responded to several complaints of pedophilia over the years and have created their own files for safety reasons. So why won't they hand over their findings to law enforcement?
Despite the bad economy, child abuse rates are down. Credit: Getty ImagesGrownups apparently are not taking their anger and frustration over the blankety-blank economy out on children. At least not in statistically significant numbers. S...
Sure, many parents can be strict about homework and grades, but one Georgia mom allegedly took discipline a step too far when she demanded that her son's pet be killed as punishment. Now she's facing some punishment of her own in the county jail. ...
A blogger who goes by the name Thordora recently tweeted something rather alarming on Twitter, an online site where posters talk about what they're doing or thinking at any given moment in 140 characters or less. Thordora is mom to a 3-year-old daugh...
When I watched this video of a man swinging a baby in an alarming manner , I thought it was fake. Actually, I still think (and truly hope) it's not real. But shortly after I watched the original video, it was pulled from YouTube for violation of user...
AOL Answers is no longer available.As AOL continues to grow and evolve we are taking necessary actions to ensure our efforts and resources are
focused on the areas where we can create the maximum amount of value for our loyal consumer base. As a result
we have decided to sunset AOL Answers. Thank you for your participation in this site. If you have an AOL-related
question (passwords, account information, etc.), please visit our AOL Help site at help.aol.com.