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Releasing the Pain

After a relationship gone sour, we are told to “forgive” and move on. In a relationship with a narcissist or sociopath (far more than just a relationship “gone wrong”);  when we are dealing with abuse (physical and emotional) and often the loss of our lives as we knew them (due to the slandering of our character and reputation by the Narc/Sociopath), the loss of friends, jobs and sometimes entire communities……..when we are totally isolated and trying to rebuild our lives and not even knowing where to start…..the LAST thing we want to think about is “forgiving” the person who caused such destruction. 1,133 more words

Abuse

Why I can't talk about it

I’m not exactly sure how my clarity of mind is returning. There are a handful of people I can attribute my continued efforts to though. But I lay in bed last night unable to sleep, which is a very common occurrence. 456 more words

A Light On PTSD

The Recording Angel

Twelve months ago, I found myself in a situation that eerily replicated scenes from childhood. I had done everything in my power to avoid the circumstances, knowing the damaging effect they would likely have on me. 587 more words

Society

Daily Quote: Brene Brown || On Seeing, Hearing, and Valuing

“I define connection as the energy that exists between people when they feel seen, heard, and valued; when they can give and receive without judgment; and when they derive sustenance and strength from the relationship.” 540 more words

Depression

Newtown must pay long-term disability to cop after massacre

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut state board has ruled that Newtown must pay long-term disability to a police officer who developed anxiety and depression after responding to the 2012 shooting rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary School. 132 more words

News

Politicians and War

As the political candidates for the 2016 presidential race continue to come forward, there is one theme that has become bipartisan. Nobody supports the decision to go into Iraq in retrospect. 180 more words

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