No Contact is the act of taking away the abuser’s ability to contact you. Learn more about what No Contact is, how it work and what to expect from it.
Survivors of abuse often struggle to set and maintain healthy boundaries. Within the abuse dynamic, boundaries were unacceptable for the abuser.
I feel pretty confident that the whole SwanWaters team will give you are resounding YES! Helping others is at the core of our organization.
Wish you could make your child to see their abusive spouse, your siblings to see your toxic parents? No matter the context, if they’re not ready they won’t see the abuse. Here are some ways in which you can support someone you love.
I read that snippet of advice recently and it just struck a chord with me. How simple a dividing line is that? Over the past year, I began to consciously contemplate and apply that quote to my daily life, and to my surprise the happiness and peace in my life increased significantly.
Here are 5 things I do to break out of negative thinking, shift some of that energy and create a happier mind.
You know in the movies where someone falls into quicksand and the first thing they are told is to not fight or thrash about, lest the pit of quicksand swallow them whole?
Journaling can have many positive effects on your journey of healing and abuse recovery. Receiving feedback from peers can make that experience even better.
When you focus your efforts and energy on recovery, good things will start happening. It is hard, but so worth it!
When I was finally able to talk about the abuse without becoming angry or vengeful, I realized that something in me had shifted, that I had started healing