Survivors of abuse often struggle to set and maintain healthy boundaries. Within the abuse dynamic, boundaries were unacceptable for the abuser.
When you first think of going no contact with your abuser, you may think that it’s as simple as just ignoring the phone calls. There is more to it than that.
In this podcast about my no contact anniversary, I talk about more complicated emotions like anger and guilt, and how sometimes we feel tired of recovery.
PTSD really is a normal response to trauma. In this PTSD podcast Aubrey and Monkey talk about everything from what it is, to how it can manifest.
Many survivors of abuse chose to “go no contact” with their abuser. It is a state in which we deny the abuser direct access to us. We are often accused of selfishness (especially those who cut contact with their parents or siblings), but no contact is not about the abuser.
In this podcast Aubrey is joined by Andrew Willis and Barry Goldstein of Stop Abuse Campaign. to discuss connections between adverse childhood experiences and adult health.
This podcast highlights some of the challenges of co-parenting with a toxic person and provides some support and tips.
From an early age we learn that men and women are very different. Women are from Venus, men are from Mars? Does gender influence how we experience abuse?