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Dealing With Verbal Abuse - Part 1

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


How-to Get More By Giving - Marlo Thomas

Most people who have ever worked anywhere with more than a handful of employees has probably had the unfortunate experience of working with a greedy and/or manipulative asshole who frequently used and abused their colleagues to get ahead. 425 more words

How-to Reinvent Yourself

How Parasites are the New Attention Seekers!

Parasites suck! Yeah, don’t we all know that! For the purpose of this blog post, I’ll define them with the scientific definition I was taught in High School… 952 more words


Big Girls Don't Cry...Oh Wait, Yes They Do..

You might have a doormat sign on your forehead if..

In the beginning, fifteen years ago, rainbows and butterflies adorned my image of rescue and all I wanted to do was save the world; animals and people. 779 more words


Something about Manipulative People and Toxic Relationships


This morning, I awoke with my nose plastered against my mint green, Hermes typewriter. The Swiss machine carries the scent of cigars which, oddly enough, helped lull me to sleep. 1,896 more words

DearFutureGrandchildren Blog

#amwriting: Villainous motivation (or why should they bother?)

You have a hero.  He/she is awesome. Your beta readers love him/her.

You have a villain. Unfortunately, your beta readers find him/her murky and hard to believe, so they don’t really understand your story. 818 more words