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Lost, in the Momentary Weakness of Emotions

I was, lost, in the momentary weakness of emotions, when you came crawling, BACK my way.  Lost, in the momentary weakness of emotions, and I’d beaten myself over that already, and, it’s still not, QUITE enough, because each and every single time, you’d come crawling back, I’d gone soft, and let you back in once more, over, over, and over again… 158 more words

Perspectives

Five Subtle Signs Abuse Has Altered Your Life

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  1. You want to speak to a counselor or therapist but people block you from doing so.

Your parents dissuade you from attending or withhold consent because “you can’t go around blaming everything on your parents and counseling is a waste of time and a rag fest on fathers and mothers.” Your husband and his mother assure you that their criticism and apprehension at your mention of seeking help is only concern for you and your reputation and to keep “your” mental state from being reported to insurance companies that will keep your psych history and use it against you which may result in your “losing your children” or result in problems at work. 465 more words

Abuse

POP QUIZ: Do you have an abusive mentality?

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Test Question 1 of 1: – worth 100% of your grade

How fascinating the character of Christian Grey evolved from a vampire, a parasitic organism afraid of the light and who dwells in the grey shadows. 680 more words

Abuse

Rape Culture, Ana Steele and the Dark Desire of Codependents

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TRIGGER WARNING: YOU WILL NOT LIKE THIS IF YOU ARE AN ANA STEELE FAN. Talk of rape and sexual violence.

If you believe a man is under your control when you remove your top, act seductively, shake your booty “ghetto” sized or otherwise and truly buy into the fact that in presence of the splendor of your beauty and sex appeal casts a spell on a man leaving him powerless and in no control whatsoever, then why not believe he also must lack control when he rapes you? 756 more words

Abuse

False Conclusions and A Tale of Two Georges

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“I know you are busy but this is very important,” I said into the phone. “I have a question. I need to verify who saw Fabio at the car repair place on such and such street. 1,086 more words

Abuse

Abuse is not a Competition

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This post originally ran on July 8, 2014.

Sexual assault victim is a coveted status that confers privileges?

George Will?

Do not believe George Will! 681 more words

Life

So Long as You’re in Love, You are Compatible

Another pair of star-crossed lovers, translated…

If I can do it all over again, I’d say, “Child, daddy wishes you all the happiness in the world.” In Uncle Wang’s tears, I knew, that this, is a story of love and loss. 699 more words

Properties Of Life