Tag Archives: domestic violence

psychopath, sociopath, or narcissist…

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what forgiveness isn’t…

“‘…It ain’t pretending nothing happened to you when it did.  It ain’t saying that what happened wasn’t no big deal and didn’t matter.  It ain’t saying the person didn’t know what they were up to, if they did.  And it … Continue reading

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pain…

“She started to cry, holding the washcloth tightly over her face to muffle the sound.  Then her sobs grew and grew, until they wracked her body.  She could feel the wounds deep inside that hadn’t healed yet, aching with each … 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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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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Victim Aftermath Survey

I’m participating in a “Victim Aftermath Survey” for a student doing a study on victims of psychopaths and domestic violence for her dissertation. I haven’t even really started it and I’m already crying.  Just reading about the possible psychological reactions … Continue reading

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passive aggressive turn aggressive?

“Have you known passive aggressive behavior to turn aggressive?” This is a question asked in a comment left on my blog.  (You can see the entire comment on this post.) My short answer is, no. But, what do you mean … Continue reading

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5 Signs of Abusive Relationships

I did not write this.  It is from Anger Management Chicago. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ More than one-third of women in America experience some form of relationship abuse during their lives. You might reject the idea that you’re in an abusive relationship because … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Domestic violence.  A woman with a black eye, with a body covered with bruises, maybe a broken arm, maybe a bloody face. Horrible.  Unacceptable.  Obvious. And the violence of words.  The abusive, belittling, demeaning … Continue reading

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