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Spotting an Abuser

Once you’ve lived with one, you recognize them immediately

Photo by Marek Piwnicki on Unsplash

Readers: This article mentions interpersonal violence.

While on vacation with my kids in Washington, DC, years ago, I witnessed a scene that made the hair on the back of my neck stand up. We had returned from an exhausting day of walking the National Mall in intense heat. It was our first family vacation…




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Tina L. Smith

Tina L. Smith

Writer, humorist, animal lover, lifelong language geek (er, I proofread for fun). I write on diverse topics that catch my fancy. Everything but haiku(tm). [she]

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