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.
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.
Knowing why and how a domestic abuser gains control empowers their victims with knowledge and strength to leave the relationship.
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.
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.
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.
It wasn't until after I left my abusive marriage that I began to fully understand the repercussions of domestic abuse.
Psychological abuse is destroying someone else with words and belittling their abilities. It happens before and after a divorce.
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.
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.
At first, his jealousy and possessiveness were almost cute and flattering. At what point in a marriage do these behaviors become unhealthy?
There's a common thread between abusers and victims; they both lack self-esteem. Victims, however, tend to be far more compassionate people.
This is a plea in response to a post I saw on a Facebook wall on DivorcedMoms.com. It's a plea that no woman stay one minute longer in an abusive relationship.
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