9 Things to Consider Before Divorcing an Abuser

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Getting out of an abusive relationship can be scary—and dangerous. Here’s how to do it as safely as possible.

5 Reasons Why I Stay When Divorce Seems Easier

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She had so many reasons to leave but decided to fight for the person she committed to. — A friend of mine recently posted on Facebook asking others to please stop coming up to her and telling her that her husband is already out in public with his new girlfriend. She knew and didn’t need […]

What Men Can Expect With a Female Covert Narcissist

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The host of Narcissist Support was flooded with requests to talk about what men experience with a narcissistic female partner. Here goes.

How To Help Your Partner Work Past Sexual Abuse

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Jordan Gray says that the resulting emotions left over from sexual abuse can be healed with these three, loving steps.  —– Although this is the first time I’ve written about it publicly, the issue of sexual abuse is one that is very important to me. I have had multiple friends and lovers who have had […]

How to Break The Cycle of Verbal and Emotional Abuse

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Beth Cone Kramer offers four escape routes out of a verbally abusive relationship.

Grappling With Fear And The Desire To Live My Authentic Truth

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After growing up in an abusive home, this woman left at 15 and found her path to healing. — I love to write. In fact, I AM a writer. I am an untrained and unpublished writer, but none the less, writing is one of the things I do almost daily. I have been writing since […]

7 Signs You’re in an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

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There’s a big difference between a bad relationship and an emotionally abusive one. Adam LaDolce explains.

The Man Behind Daddy

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Yes, children grow up and become survivors, says Rachel Bledsoe. But if you hurt us enough, you lose the privilege of being called “Daddy”.

Breaking Free of Silence and Shame

I Am a Survivor by Kathleen Christiansen

Dani Bostick breaks free of the silence and shame that surround sexual abuse.

Sons of War: The Hidden Story Behind Brotherhood

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Two survivors of the war between Iraq and Iran were separated in the chaos by enemy lines, but were reunited more than twenty years later.

8 Bullying Myths Every Parent Needs to Master

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Bullied as a child, Tor Constantino shares hard-won insights to shatter misconceptions and help parents handle bullying more effectively.

This is a Thank You letter

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I’m done with false friends. (No, really this is a thank you letter)

Beyond the Abuser

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Matthew Facciani looks at how our culture provides barriers for domestic violence survivors and what we can do about it.

Why Traditional Manhood is Killing Us

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How men define manhood can mean the difference between a good life or a lonely death.

Is Bullying Worse Than Child Abuse When it Comes to Mental Health?

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New research suggests bullied children are more likely to report mental health problems compared to those who are maltreated.

Setting Boundaries for Healthy Relationships

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Saying no doesn’t mean, “I don’t love you.” It means, “I want to be treated with respect.”