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  • 01:01

    SIBLING VIOLENCE

    in Current Events

    SIBLING VIOLENCE- WHEN IS IT HORSEPLAY AND WHEN IS IT ABUSE?


    A friend once told me that her brother made her sit in a lawn chair while he attached it to a car battery to make an electric chair. What?! Sometimes sibling rivalry isn’t harmless. Sometimes it’s violent abuse that can lead to problems in adulthood for victims.


    Two people who work with and have experienced sibling abuse join us to talk about what it is, how it is minimized, and the later implications for victims.


    Amy Meyers, PhD, is an assistant professor of Social Work at Molloy College and sees victims of sibling abuse in her clinical practice. She sees the terminology we use when talking about brothers and sisters as one way we overlook sibling abuse.


    Nancy Kilgore, MS knows how brother and sister relationships can be traumatic and harmful. Author of Girl in the Water: A Personal Story of Bullying and Sibling Abuse, and The Sourcebook for Working with Battered Women, Nancy works with victims of abuse by sibling.


    Both women join us to talk about this little-explored area of interpersonal violence.


    Call-in with your comments to (646) 378-0430.


    And if you miss the live program, you can go to the website and listen to all our archived programs whenever you like at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/3women3ways

  • 00:31

    The Sibling Show

    in Spirituality

    For those of us who have siblings, it is important to understand and acknowledge your siblings' point of view and to facilitate a healthy relationship with them. Therefore, this show is all about getting to know and understand our siblings better in order to cultivate strong relationships that last a lifetime...namast

  • 00:02

    Sibling Fights

    in Pop Culture

    Two siblings fighting about pop culture.

  • 01:02

    Sibling Rivalry!

    in Entertainment

    As children we don't always get along with our siblings. We fight over everything from clothing to who is going to use the bathroom next. But there are often times when we grow into adults and feel as though our siblings were treated a certain way as children and we have now taken those feelings from childhood into our adult lives. Join us for "Sibling Rivalry" as we discuss taking the feelings and emotions of being treated differently as a child into adulthood. Thursday November 12 9AM EST.

  • 00:39

    The Sibling Project: Episode 4 - Theresa Valentin

    in Family

    According to SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 24.6 million Americans were illicit drug users in 2013.  Now just for a moment, take that number and try to imagine the number of people that were impacted by that illicit drug use. Think about the families. Think about the number of mothers, fathers, cousins, grandfathers, co-workers and best friends. Think about all the people that were pulled into and torn apart by the viscous cycle of addiction.


    Clearly, the numbers are staggering and the heartache is real and we need to start talking about it. That’s why I’ve created The Sibling Project: Exploring How The Lives of Siblings Are Impacted By Addiction. Over the next several weeks, I will be speaking one on one with a group who’s voice we rarely if ever get to hear, the siblings of addicts and alcoholics. 


    It is my hope, with this series of podcasts, that we can spark a new conversation that focuses on the countless number of siblings living and struggling alongside an addicted loved one. 


    In this fourth episode of The Sibling Project, I'm sitting down with Theresa Valentin. Theresa grew up with two older brothers both of which struggled with addiction. One loved heroin and the other would settle for just about anything he could get his hands on. At 19, Theresa left home to get away from the chaos, a decision she says she's never regretted. 

  • 00:28

    Random Sibling Views

    in Entertainment

    Talking about various topics with my family member.

  • 00:31

    The Sibling Project: Episode 5 - Beth Glowacki

    in Family

     


    According to SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 24.6 million Americans were illicit drug users in 2013.  Now just for a moment, take that number and try to imagine the number of people that were impacted by that illicit drug use. Think about the families. Think about the number of mothers, fathers, cousins, grandfathers, co-workers and best friends. Think about all the people that were pulled into and torn apart by the viscous cycle of addiction.


    Clearly, the numbers are staggering and the heartache is real and we need to start talking about it. That’s why I’ve created The Sibling Project: Exploring How The Lives of Siblings Are Impacted By Addiction. Over the next several weeks, I will be speaking one on one with a group who’s voice we rarely if ever get to hear, the siblings of addicts and alcoholics. 


    It is my hope, with this series of podcasts, that we can spark a new conversation that focuses on the countless number of siblings living and struggling alongside an addicted loved one. 


    In this fifth and final episode, I'm talking with Beth. Beth is currently a senior at the University of California-Berkley. So on one hand she's got this fantastic new chapter in her life that she's ready to open and explore. But on the other hand, at home, her oldest brother is struggling with a heroin addiction, while her other brother tragically died from a painkiller overdose in 2011. Unfortunately, Beth's story is not uncommon in the heartbreaking world of addiction. 

  • 00:42

    The Sibling Project: Episode 3 - Merna & Linda

    in Family

    According to SAMHSA, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, nearly 24.6 million Americans were illicit drug users in 2013.  Now just for a moment, take that number and try to imagine the number of people that were impacted by that illicit drug use. Think about the families. Think about the number of mothers, fathers, cousins, grandfathers, co-workers and best friends. Think about all the people that were pulled into and torn apart by the viscous cycle of addiction.


    Clearly, the numbers are staggering and the heartache is real and we need to start talking about it. That’s why I’ve created The Sibling Project: Exploring How The Lives of Siblings Are Impacted By Addiction. Over the next several weeks, I will be speaking one on one with a group who’s voice we rarely if ever get to hear, the siblings of addicts and alcoholics. 


    It is my hope, with this series of podcasts, that we can spark a new conversation that focuses on the countless number of siblings living and struggling alongside an addicted loved one. 


    Joining us for the third episode of The Sibling Project are sisters Merna and Linda. Hailing from a family of eight, Merna and Linda lost one of their sisters to an alcohol influenced suicide. These two are no strangers to the chaos of addiction as both of their parents were alcoholics as well. 

  • 01:57

    My Ex Is Dating My Sibling???

    in Romance

    Would you be ok with your Ex dating or being in a relationship with your sibling (brother/sister)?


    You’d be surprised at how often this actually happens. 


    In a recent post on Facebook, the question was asked, and the response was overwhelming how many people said they would not be ok with it.  But you’d be also surprised at the many private messages we received from our listeners who have experienced this dating no-no. 


    On this episode of Hot Topics Talk Radio, we’re going to discuss why so many people said it’s a “no-no”, while others said, they didn’t really care.  We’ll also have a very special guest who will reveal her story and experiences in this issue.


    Join us on Wednesday, January 28, 2015, at 8:00pm PST/ 10:00pm CST/ 11:00pm EST.


    To listen and comment by phone, dial (646)200-3148.  Or listen and join the chatroom online at:


    http://www.hottopicstalkradio.com/hot-topics-talk-radio.html


    *Hot Topics Talk Radio and the HTTR Network is sponsored by Shades of Afrika (Corona, CA and Long Beach, CA)


    Follow Hot Topics Talk Radio here and on Facebook.  

  • 00:29

    Could Sibling Rivalry be the reason we constantly fight with each other

    in Religion

    The major issue today, as opposed to yesterday, is the parent may not be God.  The pleasing of the parent may be evil itself.  Imagine a parent who detest violence and forbids you to take part in it yet you refuse to listen and instead want to follow the crowd and join in, finding that the person you wish to please is no longer a parent but an idea, different master who goes by the name of satan.

  • 02:00

    Sibling Rivalry

    in Sports

    Listen LIVE to the DeAngelis brothers discuss the issues surrounding the world of sports in NY and beyond!