Empathy

A dying vet needed CPR. Hidden video shows his nurse laughing instead

By the late winter of 2014, James Dempsey had served in a world war, raised children, buried a wife and seen the best of his health behind him. As he …

Canadian News

Workshop for tackling grief, loss in children of political violence held

The Grief Directory, in collaboration with Pehchan and The University of Lahore’s First South Asia Regional Conference on Child Rights held a …

Political Violence

Friendship benches donated to two Maple Ridge schools

Two rainbow coloured benches will not only brighten the halls of two schools in Maple Ridge this year, but will also serve as a space for students …

Maple Ridge

'My hero son knew he was going to die but suffered in silence to protect me' - Mirror Online

A heartbroken mum has revealed how her "hero" son knew he was soon going to die - but "suffered in silence" in a bid to protect her and his dad.<p>Brave …

Medicine

Her, Too: My Mother, and the Legacy of Abuse

Joy Bryant on the sexual assault that has affected her family.<p>The last thing I expected to do on the morning of my birthday was cry. But the tears of Joy were not tears of joy but tears of pain and sadness. I couldn't stop thinking of my mother. I'd never thought about her on any of my birthdays, …

Feminism

I’m the professor who made Brock Turner the “textbook definition” of a rapist

How Turner’s case illustrates changing social views and laws about rape.<p>As one of the authors of a textbook on criminal justice, I’m literally the person who creates the textbook definition of rape. This year, next to that definition, I inserted a photo of Brock Turner, the Stanford Univeristy …

Justice

Aly Raisman Slams Victim Shamers in Searing Instagram Post: ‘So Many Survivors Live in Fear’

Gold medal-winning Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman isn’t mincing words when it comes to victim shamers.<p>Raisman, 23, who recently shared her own story of …

Aly Raisman

A child's grief: you have to acknowledge that something's happened

As part of children’s grief awareness week, the staff who support families caring for terminally ill children on the need to be honest and consistent<p>Anne Harris is director of care, Rainbow Trust children’s charity<p>A father whose daughter had died, once told me his grief was like a snow globe. Life …

Parenting

Al Franken joked about raping Leslie Stahl in 1995 New York Magazine article

Democratic Sen. Al Franken was accused by a California sports radio broadcaster on Thursday of kissing and groping her without her consent in 2006 -- but the politician has a history of making crude remarks about sexually assaulting women.<p>Franken, then a comedian, was quoted in a 1995 New York …

U.S. Politics

Carolyn Hax: I’m not allowed to tell them my wife is angry

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> My wife is a wonderfully sensible person and appropriately sensitive. She is the oldest of three sisters and often feels left out. The …

Advice

Carolyn Hax: Grandma blushes at gift of lingerie by 17-year-old to girlfriend

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: My 17-year-old grandson bought his 17-year-old girlfriend of barely two months lingerie from Victoria’s Secret. I think this is very inappropriate. He thinks I’m a dinosaur. Guidance, please?</i><p><b>— Dinosaur</b><p><b>Dinosaur:</b> I think if you were his parent, …

Lifestyle

Carolyn Hax: My friends ditched me on our group vacation

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> There is a group of women with whom I’ve taken weekend trips once or twice a year over the last six years. Back in May, we tossed …

Advice

Sentence vs. stay: Mother convicted in son's strep death to learn fate

Tamara Lovett, 48, was convicted of criminal negligence causing death after her 7-year-old boy died in 2013<p>A Calgary mother convicted after failing …

Crime

Child Abuse Survivor, 40, Finds Forgiveness and ‘Empowers’ Other Abused Kids: ‘It Is My Job’

The pain Keith Edmonds has endured is written on his scarred face, giving him street cred with the abused and neglected kids he’s trying to …

Emotions

More Empathy for Dogs Than People

A research study (“Are People More Disturbed by Dog or Human Suffering?”) investigated whether people would be more upset by reports of dogs …

Dogs

Bullied to Death: Wisconsin parents demand change after son's suicide

GLENDALE - Parents of a Wisconsin teen demand change after their son took his own life.<p>Quinten Espinoza and his family just moved to Glendale, …

Cleveland

Thirty lives are lost to suicide in Renfrewshire annually

Choose Life says support and guidance is there for people who need it<p>Suicide rates in Renfrewshire are among the highest in the country, shock …

Scotland

The Heartwarming Story of a Foster Father Who Only Takes in Terminally Ill Children

Mohamed Bzeek, a 62-year-old Muslim immigrant in California, has spent the past two decades caring for terminally ill foster children. These children …

Weird

Watch: How to Build Empathy in a Horror Film (And Why It's So Important)

Before you scare the audience, make them care about your characters. <i>Frankenstein,</i> one of the oldest horror films, has one scene which almost …

Filmmaking

Carolyn Hax: Grandma ‘forgets’ my daughter because of this difference

<b>DEAR CAROLYN:</b> My mom is in her mid-80s and I find myself distancing myself more and more from her, because she treats my daughter as an …

Advice

Former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar expected to change plea in sex assault cases

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting girls under the guise of medical treatment at …

USA Gymnastics

11-15: NEWS: Nunavik mother wants answers in daughter’s death

NEWS: Nunavik November 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm<p>Nunavik mother wants answers in daughter’s death<p>“I just want something good to come from the horrible, …

Northern Canada

Salemites Give in to Anger and Devastation Over Theo's Shooting

<b>Disclaimer: This site has a link only policy for content. Photos are licensed by Soaps.SheKnows.com and may not be used without written permission.</b><p>In …

Soap Operas

Aly Raisman Emotionally Details Dr. Larry Nassar’s Painful ‘Ungloved’ Sex Assault Treatments On Her

Gymnast Aly Raisman has come forth in her new book to bravely give the details about the way she was allegedly sexually assaulted by Dr. Larry …

Celebrity Gossip

Tweet About What Triggers Grief During The Holidays Becomes Viral Thread Of Heartwarming Stories

Her tweet prompted hundreds to share their stories of losing a loved one<p>The holiday season can bring so much joy, but for those who have lost loved …

Christmas

Bishop pays tribute as Hillsborough dad and campaigner is Dave Church laid to rest

People lined the streets of Waterloo to pay their respects to Dave Church as the courageous Hillsborough dad and justice campaigner was laid to …

Hidden camera tells true story of how veteran died after calling for help, gasping for air

An 11Alive investigation uncovered hidden camera video catching nursing home staff laughing while an elderly patient dies in front of them. The …

The Wendy house rapist: Courageous niece speaks out about decades of sickening abuse by evil uncle

Sex beast Damian Cochrane has been found guilty of historic offences against three kids.<p>A sex abuse victim who was attacked by her rapist uncle in a …

Crime

How to Care for Abuse Survivors in Your Congregation

<i>Alex left home 10 years ago when he was 18 and hasn’t been to church since. When a friend at work mentioned going to church, Alex felt nagging guilt.</i> …

Bereaved dad hails strength of Harlow's family

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>A bereaved father has hailed the “incredible strength” being shown by the family of tragic Tayside toddler Harlow …