The Origins Of Stockholm Syndrome

It’s likely you’re already aware that Stockholm Syndrome is a term used to describe what happens when a kidnapped victim becomes emotionally attached to his or her captor. Do you know the origin of this condition?

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The Torture Of Vera Jo

24 year old Vera Jo Reigle was mentally slow, they say that she had the mentality of an 8 – 12 year old child. She’d had a very troubled childhood, had been repeatedly abused, sexually, by both her biological father and mom’s boyfriend. Of course this caused a rift between mother and daughter; when a 19 year old Vera met a boy, 13 year old Zachary Brooks, Vera had been thrilled that his family took her into their fold. When Zachary’s mother, Cheri Lynne Brooks, offered for Vera to move in, she jumped at the opportunity. Vera just couldn’t see that these were terrible, evil people; they had been kind to her in the beginning, but they’d had ulterior motives…

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Pamela Smart: Innocent?

Pamela Smart has been in the news again recently, and there’s another documentary available by Hulu. She has countless supporters, and there are many Facebook groups calling for her release. I’m curious what all of you think. Is Pame (Pame is the name Pamela’s supporters call her) a victim, or is she a master manipulator?

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