Category Archives: Surviving emotional abuse

Silence, the unspoken form of domestic abuse

Silence, the unspoken form of domestic violence. Silence allows the abuse to grow bolder and creates a sense of normalcy. 1 in 4 women in the U.S. are abused every 9 seconds. Speak up! Continue reading

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How to Divorce an Emotionally Abusive Person?

…the only way to divorce an emotionally abusive person or narcissist is to disengage, find a way to forgive yourself, love yourself and then eventually forgive them. Continue reading

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Messages of Shame

One of my ex’s Probation Officers shared a story of a woman who suffered physical abuse on a fairly regular basis. She and her husband were pillars in the community, and other others clamored to be in their circle.  She was … Continue reading

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Control by Can Opener: The many forms of Domestic Violence.

Oh, how we laughed my daughter and I as we read the text messages over and over.  The message of “I love you and I wish you well with your anger issues”, “I will be waiting for a relationship with … Continue reading

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The wheels on the bus go round and round…

The wheels on the bus go round and round… I can remember singing this song to my children.  It made us laugh as we sang together.  The lyrics fun and simple, full of hidden meaning, round and round. The wheel … Continue reading

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The Diary – Signs of Emotional Abuse

The diary of an abused woman.  Excerpts from my own personal journal.  How to recognize the signs of emotional abuse. “Last night I spoke to XXXX and we fell into the same pattern old pattern of control through anger and … Continue reading

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The Diary – Signs of Emotional Abuse

The diary of an abused woman. The signs of emotional abuse. “Last night I spoke to XXXX and we fell into the same pattern old pattern of control through anger and abuse.  It made me feel proud that the usual … Continue reading

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