It’s a sign that you’re lost in your ego.
The following list of relationship problems applies to either you or your partner.
Wounds from verbal abuse are deep emotional ones and invisible.
The reason behind an angry person’s reaction has little to do with you.
Words produce experience just as seeds produce plants.
“Sticks and Stones” simply isn’t true.
If you’re in a relationship with an abuser or a narcissist, it’s important to get outside support to understand clearly what’s going on, to rebuild your self-esteem and confidence, and to learn to communicate effectively and set boundaries.
Research explains the degree to which emotional pain does, in fact, hurt us. Dixie Gillaspie explains this everyday abuse.
Making the decision to divorce is never easy – not even in those situations when someone looking in would wonder why you’re still in the marriage.
The impact of abuse can be deep.
Rhoberta Shaler wants your relationship communication to be safe.
These stereotypes aren’t just cliched–they perpetuate victim blaming, shame & domestic abuse.
To the men who think women are here for your personal pleasure—they’re not.
Emotional abuse can be subtle and hard to recognize. Psychologist Dr. Robert Simon presents a clear definition and explains the ‘spectrum’ of domestic violence.
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.”
He used the same words. He used the same towering posture. This wasn’t about teaching me or guiding me to be a man. This was about control.