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Crazy making ...

I am convinced that some of the situations I experience are designed for one purpose and one purpose only.

Well, I hope you all have a day where you avoid the crazy making!!!

Life's Little Lessons

Crazy Making; An insidious form of abuse

Today I was thinking about the times my ex made me feel crazy. Often termed “Crazy Making”  it is a form of emotional abuse. Most often the abuser plays with their victims mind and self confidence by denying events that the victim knows happened, like an abusive incident where they were hit, or an abuser can go the other way and convince their victim that something did happen that didn’t. 757 more words

"How Much More Money Do You NEED?!"

That was a text from you.

I guess you thought we were getting a lot of money.  I wish.  Some other people apparently thought so, too.  129 more words


Are You Walking on Eggshells?

Maybe it’s the alcohol or perhaps the temper. May it’s the sadness or even being late.

Things happen and people behave. However, in many such occasions, we pretend things are other than they are. 732 more words

"Stepping Up" to Be Disgraced and Shamed: The Intro

So I’ve been chipping through some hand written journaling to post here. It’s a slow process.  There are about 8 pages, sitting to the left of me right now, half of which I’ve transcribed and have sitting in a draft post. 1,258 more words

Series: Stepping Up To Be Abused

Is Honesty Always The Best Policy?

I have always believed honesty is the best policy. No matter what, when it comes right down to it, if you don’t know what to do; go with honesty and let the pieces fall where they may. 1,889 more words


Cognitive Dissonance and How It Helps The Victim Of Abuse Stay

Wikipedia describes cognitive dissonance like this:

Cognitive dissonance

In the field of psychology, cognitive dissonance is the mental discomfort(psychological stress) experienced by a person who simultaneously holds two or more contradictory… 1,305 more words