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Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, battering, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV), is a pattern of behavior which involves the abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship such as marriage, cohabitation, dating or within the family.  There doesn’t need to be physical scars –there is abuse that results in emotional scars too.  There is sexual abuse; emotional abuse; controlling or domineering; intimidation; stalking; passive/covert abuse (e.g., neglect); and economic deprivation.

No matter what culture, religion, color, income bracket, profession there is no typical profile of an abuser or an abused.

Our guest, Penny Krowitz, is the executive Director of Act To End Violence Against Women.  She talks with Deborah Moskovitch and Steve Peck about domestic violence and what you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones.  Over the years, Penny has played a leadership role in identifying the strategic issues facing Jewish women and their families and developing and implementing programs and projects to strengthen their lives.  Developing culturally sensitive shelters for women in select cities in Canada.  She has been the driving force for the newest Act To End Violence Against Women project to provide libraries in shelters across Canada for children and their moms.

You don’t need to be Jewish or Canadian to benefit from the important messages, lessons learned, tips and strategies that Penny shares.  This is an important show, and offers valuable help.  

We discuss:

·         What constitutes violence against women?

·         Women today are generally very educated and aware – how would they become victims of abuse?

·         What are some of the myths and stereotypes about VAW?

·         Why do women stay in abusive relationships?

·         What are some of the causes of VAW?

·         What are some of your organization’s programs to end violence against women?

·         What is the vision of Violence Against Women?

Exit Now: Cover Your Tracks - http://www.jwicanada.com/exit-now.php

Violence Against Women – Information and Help - http://www.jwicanada.com/vaw-definition.php

To contact Penny Krowitz or for more information about Act To End Violence Against Women call 1-866-333-5942 or email info@acttoendvaw.org or visit: http://www.acttoendvaw.org/

For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

Direct download: Pgm63pennykrowitz.mp3
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Skin expert, Rhonda Nesbitt joins Being Single with Toni & Steve to talk about inexpensive ways you can look better than ever this holiday season.

Rhonda Nesbitt, RN, Aesthetic Nurse Specialist and Owner of The Skin Boutique is a professional with over 9 years of experience in the aesthetic field offering a variety of facial rejuvenation treatments and skin care procedures to renew and revitalize your skin. Treatments are customized to help her clients achieve a their desired skin care goals.

Steve LOVES his Botox and Rhonda shares his youthful secrets and tells how you can take years off your life in time for the holidays in this most amazing program.

For more on Rhonda, visit: www.SkinBoutiqueExperts.com.  For more on Toni Morales, visit: www.YouRiseAbove.com.  And for more free programs on divorce and life after divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

Direct download: Pgm5LookingGoodForTheHolidays.mp3
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You don’t have to be Jewish to appreciate the advice our guest, Dr. Anne Brener, shares about mourning divorce, and developing new rituals and traditions

Rabbi Brener, LCSW is Director of Spiritual Development at The Academy for Jewish Religion, California. She serves Congregation Makom Ohr Shalom as Rabbi and is a Bereavement Chaplain at Skirball Hospice. She is the author of Mourning & Mitzvah: Walking the Mourner's Path  (Jewish Lights, 1993 & 2001) as well as many other publications and assists institutions in creating caring communities. As a Psychotherapist and Spiritual Director, specializing in grief and healing, she works with people throughout North America. In this episode of The Smart Divorce, Rabbi Brener shares her insights and wisdom on mourning the loss of marriage or significant relationship, finding ways to creatively move on, and the dance that you might learn.

Topics include:

  • Grieving divorce and seeking closure
  • Walking the mourner’s path
  • Dealing with ambiguous losses
  • How rituals make the intangible tangible
  • Creative ways to obtain closure and moving on from divorce
  • How Earth, Wind, Fire and Water can help you find inner peace

To contact Rabbi Brener, please email her at mekamot@aol.com.  

Rabbi Brener’s highly acclaimed book Mourning & Mitzvah: Walking the Mourner’s Path can be purchased through amazon.com at http://www.amazon.com/Mourning-Mitzvah-Journal-Walking-Mourners/dp/1580231136

Listen in to find out how to find closure, start anew, and develop fresh rituals for an enriching future.

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Direct download: Pgm62RabbiBrenner.mp3
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On this episode of Being Single, Steve and Toni speak with a long-time Divorce Source Radio listener who has experienced infidelity in his past marriage.

As many of our listeners know, Toni was featured on the Oprah Winfrey Network's series titled Unfaithful.  It's interesting to hear both a man's and woman's viewpoint of being cheated on.  

Questions arise such as, What would make a partner cheat and how do you deal with this type of situation when you have children? Then their are the lessons of forgiveness and trying to move forward without bringing the baggage of bitterness from the past into the new relationship.

Even though Toni and Tren have been to Hell and back, it's refreshing to hear that they have moved on working to rebuild their lives with hope and trust.  If you have ever been cheated on, you're going to relate to this show and hopefully find a sense of comfort in knowing that others have experienced your pain as well.

For more on Toni, visit: www.YouRiseAbove.com.  For more programs related to divorce and life after divorce, visit, www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.

Direct download: Unfaithful.mp3
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Steve and Toni are back for their third episode of Being Single and they're telling all about their past relationships!

Steve explains how an "emotional" affair can be as harmful as a sexual affair.  Toni shares her experience with "downsizing" after divorce.  She once thought living the dream meant the size of your home and how much 'bling" she owned.  She now see things in a much different light and is grateful for what she has. 

Toni and Steve, like many of our listeners, have been through quite a built since their divorce.  This program is about things our single listeners can relate to including:

  • Alone for the holidays
  • Is your astrological sign accurate?
  • Favorite break-up songs
  • Faith
  • And much more

For more information on Toni Morales, visit: YouRiseAbove.com.  For more free programs on Divorce and Life After Divorce, visit: www.DivorceSourceRadio.com.  And be sure to "Like" our Facebook page at: www.Facebook.com/DivorceSourceRadio.com.

Direct download: Pgm3Relationships.mp3
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