Category Archives: emotional abuse

I miss my bedroom

I miss my bedroom. I miss sleeping in my bed.  My bed.  The bed frame, the headboard and the foot board, belonged to my great aunt. I miss my vanity.  My bed, that belonged to my great aunt, has a … Continue reading

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Functional Vs. Dysfunctional Relationships: The 10 BIG Differences

(I did not write this article. It was written by Laura Lifshitz and you can find the original article here.) Which type of relationship are YOU in? Some people wouldn’t know a toxic relationship if it bit them in the … Continue reading

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6 Subtle Signs Your Relationship Is Becoming Abusive

(I did not write this article.  It was written by Sajan Devshi and you can find the original article here.) Working with domestic abuse offenders for the last six years as a probation worker, I’ve realized that a lot of … Continue reading

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can’t even imagine…

I read three posts today on love. This one:  How to Stay Together in a World That Can’t Stop Breaking Up This one:  How to Find the Courage to Love Again And this one:  Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional … Continue reading

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feeling crazy

I have felt crazy today. Maybe there is just too much going on. I’ve been sick for the past couple of weeks with some sort of weird cold/flu sort of thing.  I don’t usually get sick.  And when I do, … Continue reading

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Still here…

I miss blogging. I  don’t have another job yet, even though I’ve had a number of interviews.  I’ve been enjoying my days without work, but I need to start looking for more stuff to apply for. It’s still really, really, … Continue reading

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losing my job and another therapist

I will be losing my job. My company was bought by another company and my “position is being eliminated.” I have about another month before my last day so at least I have a little time to look for something … Continue reading

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domestic violence in the Bible

In all the years I’ve been in the church I’m in, I don’t ever remember domestic violence being addressed by the church.  That’s not to say it hasn’t been addressed, but I just don’t remember ever hearing it. And divorce … Continue reading

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Tea and Sexual Consent

 

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PTSD

This is very difficult to write. It’s been exactly one year since what happened.  (See post.) I thought it would get easier.  I thought I would get over it. But I haven’t. It’s actually gotten worse. I have very strong … Continue reading

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