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This image was shared by one of our members with the comment, “I walk by this shop sometimes and wonder if I could go in an just get a new non-toxic set.” I had a lovely little giggle at that.

The Healing Power Of Humor

Sometimes, when we get so involved in our story, we forget that humor can be a great source of relief. I know abuse is a serious topic, and has some serious consequences for victims. So should we make jokes about that? Maybe not. But making the abuser into a punchline is totally acceptable, and even recommended :)

She thinks she is hot shit on a silver platter, but she is just a cold turd on a paper plate

I often say, “I can either curl up in the corner and cry, or laugh until my belly hurts.” I would much, much rather do the latter.

Everyone has a family tree, but I have a cactus full of pricks.

Every single Swan I have met has a wicked sense of humor. Seriously. It is a survival strategy. If not only for that reason, we have included a Healing With Humor board to our Pinterest account.

Follow Swan Waters’s board Healing with Humor on Pinterest.

Laugh Your Heart Out

Honestly a good laugh truly is the best medicine. Just think how elated you feel after a having a good laugh at some stand-up comedy or a night out with friends.

Humor heals, and humor connects.

When you find people who not only tolerate your quirks, but celebrate them with cries of “me too!”,
be sure to cherish them. Because those weirdos are your tribe

So my lovely tribe, let’s have a laugh at the expense of the bullies and the abusers. If we cannot beat them, let us at least laugh at their pettiness and idiocy. Deal?

Share your favorite jokes and memes on our forum.

we love to read your comments below



Having gained experience while working for a variety of European non-profits, I am proud to now work with SwanWaters. My connection with the website is not only professional. I am glad to tap into my personal experiences to help those who are living in toxic relationships whether with parents, partners or in their professional life. We need to make the world more aware of the devastating effects of emotional abuse and help more people on their way to heal and thrive.

One comment:

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    Aubrey Cole

    March 21, 2015 at 12:08 am

    Hey, Harmony,

    I can’t figure out how to post the memes, but go to my Facebook page and you can get a couple of my faves. The one with the bear “I’m gonna have to stop you right there” and the one with the lady on the phone, “Yes, that’s correct.”


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