What is the emotional blackmail? For some people this is what we call ABUSE. Abuse does not always have to be physical. I sometimes think that mental abuse is so subtle that it can takes years for you to realize, “Why am I here in this relationship?” and ” Why did I not see this coming? ” Any abuse is horrible.
To all my fellow men: You have a choice to make between courage, indifference, and cowardice. What sort of "man" do you want to be?
A new kind of oddness has surfaced on the web. An artist has taken classic Disney princesses and turned them into rape awareness posters.
Midlife (aka "gray") divorces are increasing and becoming more and more common. Why? Counselor/Therapist Abby Rodman wants to tell you the answer.
Are you dating a minsogynst? If you're unsure, check out Dr. Alicia Clark's list of 7 signs your date is anything but a gentleman and what you can do to escape the situation. You deserve to be treated with respect so make sure you value yourself enough to know that.
Do you keep having relationships with people who emotionally abuse you? Expert Kelly Rudolph explains why abusers pick on certain people and gives tips on what you can do to break the cycle of abuse.
Why are certain people more susceptible to emotional abuse than others? Expert Lesli Doares shares her story of an emotionally abusive relationship and what she had to do in order to move on and find happiness later in life.
If you feel that you have lost sight of your present and future goals you may want to look through these signs of a controlling relationship for answers. Sometimes it’s not who we are and what we are thinking that is causing the problem. Often it is an external source that is trying to guide our path that is causing all sorts of difficulties along the way. Read more at : 3 Signs Of A Controlling Relationship
Emotional abuse can have lasting effects on your self-esteem, which can make it harder for you to find love later on in life. Learn the patterns that you have fallen into and get tips on how you can break the cycle of abuse.
Isn't a turn on and assuring to have your man crave you and want you all of the time? It is! It makes you feel so sexy! But, how much does he have to want for you to feel overwhelmed?
Not many people know about them, but there is an organization of men and women around the globe stepping into the darkness to bring our children back to safety and happiness. BACA (Bikers Against Child Abuse) is an international group devoted to protecting and helping children who have suffered abusive relationships, often at the hands of people they should have been able to trust.
I am often amazed that a woman who has been beaten will not or cannot leave the batterer. Leaving would be the most instinctual and self protective thing to do. In my clinical practice I’ve heard women make excuses for the batterer and talk about the times when it is really good between them. Usually such times are referred to as the making up, honeymoon period. From where I sit, this is a lull that lasts roughly six weeks between episodes. When the beating stops there is overwhelming relief, and often a powerful high. He is attentive, contrite a
Not every abusive relationship starts out in the rocky fashion that they typically end in. The relationship might start in a completely conventional manner, but as time wears on, abuse might gradually work its way in. If you get the inkling that you or someone you know is in the throes of an abusive relationship, this guide will help you locate the signs and take the proper steps for getting out of it. Excessive Jealousy
In December I wrote an article for YourTango that I entitled “Why I’m Finally Divorcing My Ex-Husband – 5 Years Later”. The Huffington Post picked it up, changing the title to "Why I'm Giving Up My 'Amicable' Divorce", and it was read by far more people than I ever expected. Including my ex-husband.