THE COUNSELING MOMENT
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
1 week, 6 days ago
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
2 months, 1 week ago
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
3 months ago
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
3 months, 3 weeks ago
For anyone who’s ever been involved with verbally abusive and manipulative people, at some point we ask ourselves:
Why does a cat stalk a mouse? 914 more words
4 months, 2 weeks ago
It saps your energy, self-esteem and motivation.
It can be shouting or angry tirades, but it can also be:
4 months, 4 weeks ago
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
5 months, 1 week ago