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My Husband Is Verbally Abusive To Me And My Children: Advice?

*Trigger Warning* I Contacted CPS Due to Something Disturbing my Son Said That Led Me to Believe He May Have Been Sexually Abused: Advice?

“My son usually sees his father a couple of times a week, sometimes overnight, sometimes for a few hours. Roughly a month ago, he made comments to me that have thought he might have been sexually and physically abused by his father. I called DHS and got sole custody while they investigate.”

10 Funny Costume Fails That We're Obsessed With

10 Funny Halloween Costume Fails That We’re Obsessed With

While we’re all grieving the fact that Halloween is going to look quite different this year, we can at least have a laugh at hilarious costume fails of the past. From grumpy animals in masks to kiddos raging in wigs, we’ve rounded up the best costume mishaps to put a smile on your face.

My In-Laws Are Verbally and Emotionally Abusive Towards Me, and My Husband Isn't Helping: Advice?

My In-Laws Are Verbally and Emotionally Abusive Towards Me, and My Husband Isn’t Helping: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her in-laws. She says her husband’s family is constantly insulting and criticizing her. They told her she was lazy for sitting on the couch just two weeks after giving birth. They called her names. Her mother-in-law even told her to make a will because if she didn’t, the mother-in-law would fight this mom’s parents for custody of the kids in the event of her death. She adds that her husband refuses to help and has even told her that if she says anything negative about his family, he doesn’t see their marriage working. What should she do?

I'm Conflicted About Letting My Mom and Sister, Both Addicts, Into My Life and My Baby's Life: Advice?

I’m Conflicted About Letting My Mom and Sister, Both Addicts, Into My Life and My Baby’s Life: Advice?

A mom writes in asking for advice about her own mother and sister. She says she is conflicted about letting her mom and sister from whom she is currently estranged back in her life ahead of the arrival of her first child. She specifies that both her mom and sister are drug addicts and have been for a long time. Understandably, this mom has had a rough and complicated relationship with her family due to this. But her mom wants nothing more than to be there during the OP’s pregnancy and the arrival of her child. Is there a way she can invite them back into her life without it causing upset to her or her baby?