Let me say this about that turn of phrase ‘the right to see their grandchild’. I think that, when they chose to be abusive to you, they forfeited any rights to your children.
In order to protect yourself from nosy in-laws (or other nosy people, I guess) consider this.
Abusers take a special kind of pleasure from the pain and discomfort of others. If they can increase that pain, they will! It is a cruel sense of pleasure.
I canceled plans last minute since I was just too tired. That was two days ago, since then she had been calling me constantly, and texting too.
It is difficult for survivors of abuse to keep safe from online stalking. Often the abuser keeps track of Facebook accounts, LinkedIn profiles, you name it!
My sister keeps sending me photos of my father where he is injured and all bruised up. I am not in contact with my father, and I am not interested. It is upsetting, but she won’t stop
I have a wedding to attend, and I know my family will be there. I have cut contact only a few months ago, and I am dreading having to face them
When I was 4 years old, I expressed an instant dislike to one of the pastors in our town. My parents thought it was strange that I had such a dislike for the man, but I just could not take to him. He never DID anything to me or anyone else (as far as I […]
A mother’s love is supposed to be the strongest and most unconditional love imaginable. It should create the basis of the love we have for ourselves