Ms. Carrasquillo lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area. She loves to read and practices Bikram yoga for her physical and emotional well being. She earned an M.A. in communication and adult education from Regis University in Denver, Colorado and her bachelor’s in English from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland.
She has worked with the at-risk population as a curriculum developer and an educator teaching GED, ESL, and Life Skills courses. She currently works as a Federal contractor analyzing and maintaining the content for The National Cancer Institute's Division of Cancer Prevention website.
In May 2012, Ms. Carrasquillo published her first book “Escaping the Boy: My Life with a Sociopath” , a personal account of emotional and physical abuse. She also maintains a blog titled “Paula's Pontifications”, which has two main focuses: 1.) to create awareness of the connection between personality disorders and intimate partner abuse/domestic violence and 2.) to provide pathways to healing from this type of abuse using yoga, meditation, and other mindful approaches.
Visit “The Personal and VERY Public Website of Paula Reeves-Carrasquillo” to learn more about her education, career experiences, and interests.
A round eye’s guide into the Chinese world.
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Television commentary, reviews, news and nonstop DVR catch-up by Lisa King Doloff and friends.
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Published 11:35 a.m. April 16, 2013
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Published 9:39 a.m. March 27, 2013
Rape is rape unless you are a University of North Carolina Chapel Hill administrator.
Published 3:10 p.m. February 17, 2013
A memoire of abuse, humiliation, and hope.
Published 4:29 p.m. January 7, 2013
Can a Lance Armstrong confession add anything to what we already know? Should we believe anything he says? Should we care?
Published 4:21 p.m. December 29, 2012
Afraid to publish her story, an anonymous reader shares with TWTC
Published 4:26 p.m. December 29, 2012
An anonymous reader shares her personal story of abuse and recovery.
Published 8:37 a.m. December 6, 2012
Domestic violence victims are speaking out, handing out a dose of reality
Published 3:00 p.m. November 20, 2012
Setting boundaries to avoid stress, conflict, and weight gain during the holidays.
Published 12:29 p.m. November 3, 2012
Narcissistic personality disorder is a pathology that needs to be taken seriously.
Published 1:57 p.m. October 8, 2012
Maryland prefers prosecuting “stranger” rape over intimate partner rape. What about the other victims?
Published 12:27 a.m. September 21, 2012
Social media, mutual learning, and healing power.
Published 2:54 p.m. September 13, 2012
Be your own life coach and finally earn your degree.
Published 7:27 p.m. August 17, 2012
Stand up to end domestic violence this Halloween: Dress up as Red Riding Hood.