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Tripped security alarm leads to homeowner's arrest

People in Wilmington count on the protection that local law enforcement authorities provide. Yet while there may be times when the exercise of their duties calls for them to use extraordinary action, officials are expected to use good judgment when doing so. Doing so might be difficult when forced into a momentary decision, yet law enforcement officials are required to balance their duty to uphold the law with respecting the rights of those amongst whom they work. Part of respecting those rights includes listening to people's claims and avoiding rash actions made before the facts of a situation and adequately be assessed. 

Is my marriage emotionally abusive?

Unlike other types of abuse, emotional abuse is not always easily identifiable. This is especially true when it comes to one abusive behavior known as gaslighting. Gaslighting makes a person call their very reality into question thanks to deliberate manipulations. It's a means of retaining control over another person, and it often starts small and then excels until confusion and uncertainty reign. If you're concerned about your marriage, the following offers a few examples of how gaslighting occurs. 

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