How Would You Stand up to Your Abuser?

If you are a man in an abusive relationship, this woman might have a message of strength for you. “You need to find the courage to get away from anything that’s unhealthy.”

Can You Ever Get Over the Hurt From Abuse?

I’m married to a man who has broken my wings. Can our relationship heal? And can I fly?

Walking Away From a Man That I Love

After 31 years and much effort to create a healthy marriage, she has to walk away.

I Married an Abuser: Should I Try to Salvage My Marriage?

Is there hope for a relationship afflicted with abuse? Chris Armstrong doesn’t think so, and here’s why.

Why Tell Anyone if You Were Abused as a Child? Six Reasons

Just in the telling of the abuse, you are honoring the child who still remembers the pain. The confusion. The dread. The fear. And you are connecting with that child within you. Soothing him or her.

9 Things to Consider Before Divorcing an Abuser

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

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

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

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

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

Grappling With Fear And The Desire To Live My Authentic Truth

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 I am an untrained and unpublished writer, but none the less, writing is one of the things I do almost daily.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

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

The Man Behind Daddy

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

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

Sons of War: The Hidden Story Behind Brotherhood

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

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