Category Archives: emotional abuse

what’s your hell?

I’ve been wanting to ask that question for a long time now. Here’s my hell: Unrequited love. Putting time and energy into people and things that don’t love me back. Holding on to people and things that don’t love me … Continue reading

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I hate my life right now

I hate my life right now. I can’t even tell you how much I hate my life right now. Yes, I am well aware of the fact that my life is pretty good compared to many, many lives. But my … Continue reading

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The Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

(I did not write this.) by Catherine L. Taylor Here is a list of the most common reasons why people can’t lose weight. 1. You may be taking in more calories than you’re aware of. Even if you’re eating healthy, those … Continue reading

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really bizarre idea

So, here’s my really bizarre idea. If you see something in the refrigerator and you did not request that the item be purchased and you did not prepare the item yourself and you did not ask to see if maybe … Continue reading

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why I’m stuck

I think maybe I figured out why I’m stuck. I think it is because I believe I don’t deserve any better. I’m not worthy to be loved and cared for.

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random thoughts

Sometimes – too often – I feel like my life is some agonizing, never-ending endurance course, with each minute a struggle just to make it through every second. And I wonder when the struggle ends.  Will I always be like … Continue reading

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crazy, stupid fantasies

I have these crazy, stupid fantasies. Like, one day, I will be free from this … this whatever it is. Like, one day, someone will actually love me. I feel so crazy. But I really don’t want to be crazy. … Continue reading

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Helpful Words for the Severe Narcissist

(I did not write this.  It is an excerpt from an article titled, “If You Are the Target of Narcissistic Abuse.” Read the complete article here.) ~by Carrie Barron M.D. Narcissism can be protective in the sense that you do not … Continue reading

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silence encourages the tormentor

“Whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation, take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~Elie Wiesel

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letter to the Stanford rapist’s father

(I did NOT write this.) To Brock Turner’s Father, From Another Father by John Pavlovitz Dear Mr. Turner, I’ve read your letter to the judge on behalf of your son Brock, asking for leniency in his rape conviction. I need you … Continue reading

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