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Word{s} Of the Day: Social Media Abuse

In the last several months, I’ve noticed a marked increase in online abuse taking place across my social media feeds. I never attack anyone in comments or on Twitter; if I do comment, I make every effort to be as polite as I can and end exchanges on a positive note, even if others are being hateful or rude. 1,035 more words

Carol

What is Abuse

I have really used the last year and a half or so to heal myself from within.  This is a necessity to move forward. Not only did I have to understand the abuse, but I also had to understand the mistakes I made as it happened. 1,099 more words

Word{s} Of the Day: Financial Abuse

I never realized there was such a thing as financial abuse until I experienced it myself. My ex controlled every aspect of our finances, including dictating what I couldn’t buy {including clothes and personal items}. 969 more words

Carol

"Survivor"?

I often struggle with the term “survivor“. Does that really apply to me?

Dictionary.com defines it as follows:

noun

1. a person or thing that… 425 more words

Survivor

Quote 202- Parents In Dysfunctional Families 5

Parent control you to giving you expensive gifts then expect something in return.

Dysfunctional Family

How To Recognize Subtle Abuse

f the last 6 months have taught me anything, it’s that, despite everything I have experienced, everything I’ve read to educate myself about every aspect of abuse, every experience I’ve heard from other women, every counseling session I’ve had, every bit of healing I’ve done since I fled my abusive situation, it’s still possible to fall victim to another abusive situation. 1,372 more words

Carol