In terms of your health, happiness, and deepest values, one of the worst things that can happen is to live with a resentful, angry, or emotionally abusive partner. The worst thing you can develop, in terms of your health, happiness, and deepest values, is an identity as a victim. Victim identity destroys personal power and undermines … Continue reading A Title You Don’t Want To Claim: Victim
I'll start by saying that Christmas was as perfect as it could be! Not too busy or loud and filled with nothing but love! It's the warm and fuzzy feeling you get when your heart just fills with love and joy. The conversations that were had demonstrated just how much we had all grown in just … Continue reading Holidays Make Me Feel All Kinds of Things
It's seemed like everyone today didn't have either a good night sleep or a good weekend, for that matter and they wanted someone to take it out on. I hadn't slept so well myself, but I knew that was no one's fault; I never sleep well. Maybe I was overly sensitive to the smallest of … Continue reading I Can’t Let You Steal My Joy
Women, who get into these psychologically abusive relationships, tend to think that there's something wrong with them and that they are the reason he does the things he does. This stems from them being in these types of relationships for almost all of their lives, beginning in childhood. It's entirely possible for them not to understand … Continue reading It’s Not Him, It’s Me.
I know that this may get me into trouble but I have such a hard time trying to understand the mentality of women that choose to stay in an abusive relationship. One answer is that they geniunely don't know that it's abusive. Maybe it's not as abusive as the last relationship they were in. For … Continue reading Women Who Stay With Abusive Men
The entire global atmosphere comprises of mostly graphic violence. From the programs we watch on television or in the theaters, the music we listen to, the games we play and the daily pounding of images on the internet and the actual sources of those images; the take away is crystal clear, we are violent and … Continue reading Little Blue Marble Awash In Red
I think the fact that so many people are following Donald Trump shows that so many people don't understand our Constitution, no matter how much they say they that they do. It's one thing to refuse to allow refugees in the country, no matter where they're are from, but it's another to refuse certain ones … Continue reading What Do You Like About Donald Trump?
It may be hard to imagine, but the holidays are just a little more than two weeks away! If you're prepared for this then your holiday shopping is complete, presents are wrapped and hiding safely where the little ones won't find them and you're putting the finishing touches on your holiday meal. The remaining ones who … Continue reading A Little Holiday Cheer