Misplaced empathy in an abusive relationship often leads to a spiritual dryness and a deep sense of wandering loss.
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Despite attempted normalization in TV and movies, punching walls or windows is a form of abuse.
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A guest post by Keariel Peasley
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One of the most common tactics of a covert, self-focused abuser is that of playing the victim. After all, it gets him a lot of mileage. In the early…
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"The derider intends to shame the person he derides." (St. Thomas Aquinas)
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In a previous post I wrote about the early stages of a romantic relationship with someone who’s hiding an abusive personality, and how that experience…
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"Go away, go away, don't you come back any more! Go away, go away, and please don't slam the door!"
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One of the first casualties suffered by someone with an abusive partner is the silencing of her inner peace as well as her once-reliable and trusted…
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One of the most destructive side-effects of being forced to endure an abusive relationship is the hazy fog that seems to settle over not only your mind…
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One of the hallmark traits of an abusive personality is extreme, possessive jealousy, which can take many forms—all with an end goal of isolation…
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“Using pornography is not OK behavior. It is a perverse and ridiculous intrusion into your relationship. It is an insult, it is disloyal and it is…
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To abuse a child's parent is to abuse the child.
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