The Damaging Effects of Relationship Betrayal
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The stage of MAKING SENSE OF THE SITUATION is characterized by: A need for inner clarity Eventual acceptance How do you make sense out of the…
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Part 1 in this series covered the topic of the initial crisis stage. When you move beyond that, you begin to feel the injustice of the situation--which…
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Part 2 in this series on healing from domestic abuse will cover the stage of "Injustice," Part 3 that of "Making sense of the situation."
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20 Warning Signs that You May be in a Toxic Relationship
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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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