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Domestic Abuse From Seduction to Survival Part Three

Domestic Abuse and Violence From Seduction to Survival, Part Three Written by Randi G. Fine Domestic abuse creates a complex emotional and psychological syndrome in victims that makes their reality very difficult to accept. Victims believe that if they do … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse From Seduction to Survival Part Two

Domestic Abuse and Violence From Seduction to Survival, Part Two Written by Randi G. Fine There isn’t any accurate way to predict who will abuse and who won’t. What we do know is that children who have grown up with abusive … Continue reading

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Domestic Abuse From Seduction to Survival Part One

Domestic Abuse and Violence From Seduction to Survival, Part One Written by Randi G. Fine One out of every four women will experience domestic abuse or domestic violence sometime in her life. Although women are more commonly victimized, roughly two … Continue reading

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Impact of Verbal Abuse Quote

People having bad reactions, psychologically, mentally, and emotionally is 7 times greater with verbal abuse than it is even with sexual abuse. They are at greater risk for mental illness and dysfunction later in life from verbal abuse than from … Continue reading

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Emotional Relationship Boundaries

 Photo by Jean-Louis Zimmerman The Importance of Establishing Boundaries in Emotional Relationships This article written by John Stibbs came from the website Hidden Hurt, a UK site devoted to domestic abuse.  With his kind permission I offer it to you. A … Continue reading

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Passive Aggressive Behavior is Covert Abuse

Passive Aggressive Behavior: A Form of Covert Abuse Does passive aggressive behavior have a relationship to domestic abuse? by Cathy Meyer from the online journal Live About What do Passive Aggressive behavior and domestic abuse have in common? When someone … Continue reading

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Turning Triggers Into Treasures

What is your childhood telling you about the person you are today?   Are traumatic experiences and limiting beliefs holding you back from pursuing personal freedom and satisfaction?   These are the intimidating questions that often linger in the background … Continue reading

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What Love Is What Love Is Not

Photo by Roger H. Goun, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Love Is, Love Is Not by Randi G. Fine Love is gentle, love is kind. Love is freeing and edifying. Love is respectful. Love is understanding and selfless. Love is … Continue reading

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Traditional Therapy Ineffective with Narcissistic Abuse Sufferers

Narcissistic Abuse Sufferers Need Very Specialized Counseling Written by Randi G. Fine, Author of Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery As a professional counselor specializing in narcissistic abuse I have heard … Continue reading

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Narcissistic Abuse Reaches Epidemic Proportions

Narcissistic Abuse Reaches Epidemic Proportions Article Written by Randi G. Fine The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the word “victim” in the following ways: one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent a person who … Continue reading

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