No Contact is Not as Simple as It Sounds

Ese Ark and Mags got together on the phone and spoke about their experiences with no contact.

Their conclusion?

There Is More To No Contact Than You Think

When you first consider going no contact with your abuser, you may be tempted to think that it is as simple as just ignoring the phone calls. There is more to it than that. Not just in how to prepare for the abuser’s response, but also when it comes to your own feelings and reactions.

Here are some of Ese’s and Mags’ personal stories and advice.

If you are considering no contact, or are struggling to maintain it… this is a great podcast for you.


We have gathered quite a lot of information about no contact. To keep reading and listening to more, simply head to ‘When the Only Option Is No Contact‘.

If you are looking for some advice and feedback from your fellow survivors, join us on the forum

For more information on the .support group in Lagos connect with Ese on Facebook.

Ese Ark
I am a humanist. I believe it is my greatest purpose to promote human welfare. I am also an attorney, a writer and an abuse researcher. Read more on my website or meet me on Facebook.


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.
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

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