I often hear survivors stress out at the prospect of meeting —and talking to—their abuser. Here are some pointers on dealing with Difficult Conversations.

I have often heard survivors stress out at the prospect of having to meet with—and talk to—their abuser. Or maybe some Flying Monkeys. This often happens when a target first tries to put up some personal boundaries. But it can also even happen once we’ve left an abusive relationship. In fact, every single survivor I’ve ever met has had to deal with further abuse and confrontations after the fact. Whether through the courts, ambushes, or letters the abuser always tries to find ways to continue their reign of terror.

This module contains the following sections

  • The Basics: Peace, Power, Strategy
  • 10 Things to Keep in Mind While Preparing
  • Communicating From Your Zone of Genius (Download)

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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.

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