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Officials: Doctor in abuse case wanted to impregnate women

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children sought to impregnate women to create more victims and had been suspected of molesting youngsters for years, Northern California prosecutors said Monday. Prosecutors made the allegations as they sought to deny Dr. James Kohut bail while he awaits trial on 11 charges related to child sex abuse. Several women who had relationships with Kohut said the doctor wanted to have children with them to create “‘taboo’ families where the parents raise their children … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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You’re Paid to Work, Not to Endure Verbal Abuse. Don’t Be Intimidated

As adults, most of us don’t have to deal with the same kind of bullying and verbal abuse we might have faced as kids, but this kind of abuse does happen in the workplace fairly regularly. A 2014 survey from the Workplace Bullying Institute [1]found that 27 percent of all American workers are being bullied at work or have been in the past, and 21 percent have witnessed episodes of verbal abuse against co-workers. In all, more than 65 million Americans have been affected by bullying at work. What Defines Verbal…

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Verbal Abuse That’s Not Easy to Spot but Indeed Very Harmful

Verbal abuse runs rampant and is the most under reported act of Domestic Violence of them all. More often than not, young girls are raised that this is how we are expected to be treated. Several groups want to point out that it’s not true. However, 62% of tweens (ages 11-14) report that they are aware of their friends being in verbally abusive relationships. 1 in 4 teenage girls, who are in relationships, report enduring repeat verbal abuse. Tweens and teens do not just automatically subject themselves to such relationships,…

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