Talking to supportive friends can help you triumph through your journey from victim to survivor.
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Domestic abusers who portray themselves as sensitive, sweet, and a victim of others are among the most deceptive and destructive.
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Many domestic abusers have an intense fear of abandonment--which causes them to be abandoned.
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The need to trust is a powerful force. Establishing and maintaining a secure sense of safety is an essential component to all aspects of healthy living…
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The Predictable Pattern of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
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“It was the best of boundaries, it was the worst of boundaries …” Actually, no. Scratch that. In my Tale of Two Boundaries, both were the best of…
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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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"The derider intends to shame the person he derides." (St. Thomas Aquinas)
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Covert narcissistic abuse is tricky, because these types of manipulators are "wolves in sheep's clothing."
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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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The wounds of domestic abuse run deep. If you have children and you’re in a toxic relationship, even if they’re not being abused themselves, they’re…
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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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