Escaping an abusive situation is difficult, if not full on dangerous. Preparing your escape will make you more likely to get out and stay out. Here is some advice to consider while getting ready.
Mags shares her personal story and thoughts on why you should leave an abuser. She tells the story of no contact and how she learned what was happening.
By far the hardest thing to manage after you have escaped abuse and gone No Contact is your own mental boundaries. There are likely many ways to achieve retraining your thoughts, but I found four that were very successful for me.
One reasons why within recovery boundaries are so important, is that abusers don’t do boundaries. They see their targets as an extension of themselves.
Limited contact does not always work, it is tricky to maintain. Toxic people are notorious for not respecting your boundaries, so why would they this time?
In a world where we are hardly viewed as people, and more as the embodiment of whatever job we have, we may need to ask: what are boundaries at work anyway?
The ever cheerful and resilient Michael Ballard was kind enough to share some videos with us to help you understand how to teach resilience for children.
A picture is a freeze frame, a moment perfectly preserved. But does that picture represent what is actually going on? Or is it used to manipulate perceptions, and make life seems something different than it is?
How do you take steps as either a parent or adult survivor to break the abuse cycle and shape a happier, healthier life? Here are three important steps.