You’re Being Abused but You Don’t Know It: Gaslighting Explained

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If you feel invalidated, doubt your own credibility and sanity, and are convinced it’s all your fault, you’re probably being gaslighted. Sam Vaknin lays out the characteristics of this insidious form of “ambient abuse.”

A Unified-Field Theory Of Parenting

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In the world’s oldest experiment called parenting, you and the rest of the world are the two objects; your actions (both good and bad) are the unseen forces and your child is the field in between.

Grocery Cart Kids

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Take your kids to the grocery store, and keep the video games at home.

Get the Behavior You Want… Without Being the Parent You Hate!: Dr. G’s Guide to Effective Parenting

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Chrisitan Toto reviews Dr. Deborah Gilboa’s newest book.

10 Simple Steps to Stop Toxic Parenting

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Toxic parenting sets the stage for abusive adults and starts a cycle that is hard to escape. Thomas Fiffer offers 10 dos and don’ts to keep your parenting healthy and safe.

An Extrovert’s Insight Following the Death of Robin Williams

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Sometimes, the most unlikely person can be the one in the most pain. Hannah Dingle explains how.

Let’s End Relationship Entitlement Now

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Thomas Fiffer believes the big factor in domestic violence is ‘relationship entitlement,’ and he’s calling it out to stop the hurt.

How to Deal With Rude People

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We can’t avoid rude people, but we don’t have to let them get to us. Martin Sosa of PeakYourMind shares his strategies for keeping calm and carrying on.

Building a new ‘Normal’ for our Children

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“Give me a child until he is 6, and he is mine for life” – Karl Marx.

To Meddling Parents of Grown Children: STAND DOWN!

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As parents our ultimate goal should be to produce self-sufficient humans who will make good choices in life.

My Relationship Sucks. Could the Problem Be Me?

My Relationship Sucks by Stuart Richards

When there’s trouble at home, we’re quick to avoid blame and point the finger. But what if we’re the problem? These three questions can determine if you might be the primary cause of strife.

The Taoist Weather Report: Pop Goes the Ego

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This episode discusses what can happen when we remember to let go of our infatuation with ourselves and see things in a more integrated way.

‘Be a Man’—The Cruelest Words We Can Speak to Our Sons

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How the language of disrespect destroys self-esteem and empowers violent behavior.

7 Addictions in Disguise

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I never thought of myself as an addict before because I don’t have an unaccountable need for anything. Or so I thought…

Why are We Still Surprised There are Jerks in the NFL?

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One second, Richard Sherman is the hero for the newly crowned NFC champions, the next he’s the most reviled man in the NFL.

This Guy Makes Your Abuser Look Good

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Thomas Fiffer explains how abuse doesn’t always fit the stereotypes, and that is why it is sometimes difficult to recognize and act on.