It may sound too good to be true? Journaling for emotional healing. Can simply putting pen to paper really help you? Short answer? Yes!
As you walk this road recovery, know that it’s perfectly fine to have those moments of mourning. You lost something and it was huge. Grief is normal
Growing up with an emotionally unavailable parent is far from normal. Yet in order to survive you will have convinced yourself that things were normal.
The target spends so much time living for the abuser, trying to anticipate every need and whim, the core of who they are becomes hidden, it’s identity theft
Fear is an emotion of negative influence and the sooner you learn to push past the fear and recognize it for what it is, you will find new peace.
Isolation is a typical tactic of the abuser. It is also one of their best weapons. You become more reliant on him or her for companionship and connection.
You must look at the dissolution of the relationship as the beginning of a journey, not a destination. One of the first skills to learn is the “gut check”.
This isn’t your typical feel-good abuse recovery. Bodies in the Basement is the rebirth of a blog and support site called Emotional Abuse Survivors Network.
Will soon share more info about the ACE study, but as and introduction, here is Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.
People may be miles apart, there is little difference in how emotional abuse is perpetrated. This list will help you spot the emotional abuser in your life.