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5 Indicators of an Evil Heart

SOURCE:  Leslie Vernick

As Christian counselors, pastors and people helpers we often have a hard time discerning between an evil heart and an ordinary sinner who messes up, who isn’t perfect, and full of weakness and sin. 1,103 more words


Emotional Abuse - How to Heal the Bruises

Emotional and verbal abuse leave us depleted, orphaned from who we really are. To move on, we need to care for ourselves physically, emotionally, creatively. 991 more words


How To Trust Your Gut Instincts

Sixth sense, intuition, a gut feeling. I’ve heard and often repeated “trust your gut”.

But I didn’t do it until the manipulative, narcissistic interactions with my (ex-)brother had me looking for a way out. 1,365 more words

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Manipulative People - Finding My Way Out

Why did it take me until my 50s to understand what was happening and act on behalf of myself?

I wanted the story-book happy, healthy family life. 1,130 more words


Verbal Abuse - Why Do They Act That Way?

For anyone who’s ever been involved with verbally abusive and manipulative people, at some point we ask ourselves:

Why Do They Act Like That?

Why does a cat stalk a mouse? 914 more words

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Dealing With Verbal Abuse

It saps your energy, self-esteem and motivation.

It can be shouting or angry tirades, but it can also be:

  • passive-aggressive put-downs
  • outright insults (whether said quietly or with deliberate anger)
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How Toxic People Will Ruin Your Life

We meet and become friends with a lot of people in our lives. Some linger, others move on. But not all the people that stay need to stay. 900 more words