Talking to supportive friends can help you triumph through your journey from victim to survivor.
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Many domestic abusers have an intense fear of abandonment--which causes them to be abandoned.
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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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The Predictable Pattern of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
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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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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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Covert narcissistic abuse is tricky, because these types of manipulators are "wolves in sheep's clothing."
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After the sting of betrayal in an abusive relationship, why should we should forgive?
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"The derider intends to shame the person he derides." (St. Thomas Aquinas)
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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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If he tells you his ex was so terrible that now he's damaged and "can't help" acting the way he does, watch out.
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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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