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How To Stop Holding On To An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it is not there. Emotional abuse is real and takes a plan to escape. Here are tips on letting go and moving on.


Financial Abuse By My Ex: He Wants Us Homeless And Starving

The cost of leaving my marriage and enduring over a year of financial abuse from my ex has left me with crippling amounts of debt. 


Actions You Must Take To Recover From An Abusive Marriage

You loved him but he was abusive. To recover from an abusive marriage you must let go of the love and also heal from the emotional baggage caused by abuse.


8 Strategies Used By Domestic Abusers Against Their Victims

Knowing why and how a domestic abuser gains control empowers their victims with knowledge and strength to leave the relationship. 


No Justice: Owning The Uncomfortable Truths Of Domestic Abuse

In the family court system if you've been abused you're nothing but a meaningless case, a docket number that no one cares about. 


7 Ways To Survive And Thrive After Leaving An Abuser

The period after leaving an abuser is confusing and often frightening as the abuse may worsen. Here's what you need to know to thrive and survive.


The Shame Game: How My Abusive Ex Tried To Control Me

Domestic violence takes on many forms. Shaming is a way abusers keep their victims silent and under control. This is my story of shaming by an abusive ex.


What I Learned About Abuse After Leaving an Abusive Marriage

It wasn't until after I left my abusive marriage that I began to fully understand the repercussions of domestic abuse. 


What You Need To Know About Psychological Abuse Before & After Divorce

Psychological abuse is destroying someone else with words and belittling their abilities. It happens before and after a divorce.


5 Signs Your Relationship Has Turned Abusive

Is your spouse's anger due to a bad day or, has it crossed the line into abuse. Here are five signs you are in an abusive relationship.


Enough Manipulation Poem: It

I will no longer let you convince me that I am the reason for your lot in life. In fact, you are no longer in my life because it's not me, it's you. 


How Do You Know When You

At first, his jealousy and possessiveness were almost cute and flattering. At what point in a marriage do these behaviors become unhealthy?


6 Tips For Rebuilding Self-Esteem After Domestic Abuse

There's a common thread between abusers and victims; they both lack self-esteem. Victims, however, tend to be far more compassionate people.


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