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It is painful to realize that your love will not save a person who is emotionally unhealthy and make him happy. However, it is a liberating realization that will set you both free.
Secondary wounding is the term psychologists use to describe how people who have experienced a traumatic event can be further damaged by others' reactions to it.
Intuition is a feeling you get about a person or situation that often doesn't make logical sense. When you learn to use both intuition and logic, your life is often happier as a result.
Going no contact with a toxic person is often only the beginning of the healing process. The memories and emotions can linger for years. Here are some practical tips on how to get rid of that person
Neurofibromatosis is a genetic disorder that causes a multitude of symptoms, with multiple benign tumors all over the body being the most noticeable. It can also lead to social isolation.
When it comes to dating services, I'm 2 for 2 in the results category. If you are considering giving online dating a try, read more to find out what worked for me.
Writers and artists face isolation, uncertainty and rejection more often than people in other careers. Does this lead to depression, or do people who are already depressed become writers & artists?
It is crucial to diagnose hearing loss as early as possible. This article provides resources to parents who suspect their child may have difficulty hearing. It is written by a mom of two HOH teens.
Adults with a very limited diet may have a condition known as food neophobia or selective eating. Learn more about the theories behind this eating disorder and how to help yourself or someone else.
It can be difficult to earn a stable living on passive income alone, but it's worth a shot when you can make hundreds of dollars from one article.
The most dangerous time for an abused woman is when she tries to leave the relationship. Learn about risk factors, possible motives and an assessment tool used to determine potential homicides.
One tactic of emotionally abusive people is to frequently remind their partner that he or she is not perfect. This is done to induce guilt and get the partner to back off discussing important issues.
Co-parenting after a relationship has ended is challenging enough. When the other parent is a narcissist, visitation or joint custody can really rattle your nerves. Document everything to stay sane.
If you have children with a narcissist, you are never truly free. This article discusses how narcissists assume it is someone else's responsibility to support their children.
Although narcissists and sociopaths share many similar features, they are not exactly the same thing. This article explains the similarities and major differences between these severe personality disorders. It also gives warning signs if you think you might be involved with a narcissist or sociopath.
Has your life become dull and routine? Do you need the excitement of all-consuming love to spice things up a little bit? If so, here's what you can to to make yourself irresistible to a narcissist. Hang on for the ride of your life!
This hub lists the top five things not to say to a woman in an abusive relationship. They are listed in random order and not by stupidness factor.
While you are left sputtering in the aftermath of a break-up or divorce from a narcissist, he more than likely has already replaced you with a new admirer. Even if she is nasty to you, try to have sympathy for her and remember what it was like when the narcissist first swept you off your feet.
This Hub is a continuation of my popular article, Stonewalling: How Abusers Express Anger by Saying Nothing at All. It discussed how easy it is to be triggered to past abusive behavior and how to move beyond it.
Media Piston is the newest content writing site on the Internet where people can earn money writing about subjects that interest them. As a new member, I took the time to write about my impressions of Media Piston.
Earning a Master's in Business Administration (MBA) can help push your salary towards six figures faster than anything else. Here are the top five careers available to you with a MBA.
If you are looking for career training that you can put to immediate use after graduation, a technical college education may be right for you. This article discusses the top five highest paid careers available with a technical college education according to a 2010 government report.
Just when I thought I couldn't get any more Hub ideas from my crazy ex-husband, he does something stupid enough to trigger a memory of the hell that was my previous life. I mean, I've already covered stonewalling (aka the silent treatment), playing the victim, projecting and narcissism in general. I'm a little tired of the emotional abuse topic myself, but he just gives me too much material.
This article is a continuation of a discussion of why women stay in abusive relationships and some of the specific obstacles they face when leaving.
It is difficult for people seeing an abusive relationship from the outside to understand why the woman doesn't just leave. As this article explains, there are many varied reasons for that, including the four phases of the abuse cycle.
This Hub provides tips for people who are filing their taxes as a self-employed freelance writer for the first time.
This Hub is an expression of my heart as I struggle to help my 15-year-old daughter through severe depression. For all the articles I have written to help others, this time I'm the one who needs help.
To be more productive writing online, use a timer to determine what you make each hour. This will help you determine which assignments are the most lucrative and deserve your attention.
eCopywriters is a company where you can sign up to write available articles and receive payment via PayPal twice a month. As a full-time freelance article writer, eCopywriters is my second largest source of income. This is my review of what it is like to work for them.
Apologizing to someone you have deeply offended means more than just saying you're sorry. You also need to follow through with changed behavior and restitution for your apology to have any meaning.
When an abusive parent dies, the emotions you feel may be very different from someone who grew up in a non-abusive family. Learn what you can expect and give yourself permission to feel whatever you need to.
Since posting my last writing-related Hub about earning $2,000 online in the month of June, I have come to appreciate Textbroker even more and the other writing sites even less. This article discusses some of the new features introduced by Textbroker in late summer and early fall of 2011.
Women who leave an emotionally abusive relationship are surprised by the intensity of their conflicting emotions once they are finally free of the person who caused them so much pain. The feelings you are experiencing are perfectly normal and are necessary for you to grow and heal.
With all of the focus on gay and transgender rights these days, little attention is paid to spouses who are trapped in a lifestyle that they never chose. This is my story.
Emotional abusers have an arsenal of tricks to keep you off balance and acting like a victim is just one of them. Learn how to recognize manipulation and how to deal with it.
In just my second month of writing online full-time, I was able to meet my goal of earning $2,000. This articles discusses places I work and strategies I use to reach my goals.
Endometrial Ablation is a relatively new way to cope with excessive menstrual bleeding that does not involve major surgery. This article discusses menorrhagia and its various alternatives.
When women in troubled marriages seek help from their church or pastors, they are often shamed into keeping quiet or blamed for the problems themselves. Today's Christian church has a long way to go in holding abusive men accountable for their actions.
During the toughest few years of my life, I clung to the hope found in these Bible verses to see me through and that's just what they did.
The process of recovery from an abusive relationship or other sources of post traumatic stress can be challenging when you a triggered by an unpleasant memory. This article discusses how to get through these challenges without losing your recovery.
This is my review of four websites where I have earned money writing online. Written in April 2011 and updated in April 2012 and March 2013.
I came away from this dramatic movie with one conclusion: Absolutely anything that happens in life can be used to grow in Christ and to lead others to His saving power.
Narcissism is a mental illness that affects every facet of a person's life as well as those who live with him or her. I was married to a narcissist and lived to tell about it. This article helps you to identify narcissism and how to cope with the narcissists in your life.
Domestic violence hurts more than the people who are beaten. When children witness violence between their parents, the psychological effects can linger for decades.
Fifth in my series on historical sites in Minnesota. In this article, I visit Glensheen Mansion in Duluth, which was made famous by the 1977 murders of an heiress to a fortune and her night nurse.
Shifting blame is one tactic that emotional abusers use to take the focus off their own behavior. The abusive person repeatedly brings up some minor issue of yours to avoid resolving the real issue.
When most people think of aggression, they think of shouting or physical violence, but sulking and refusing to talk is a form of passive aggression that doesn't get much attention. This article describes what it is like to live with someone who often gives the silent treatment and what you can do if you find yourself in the same situation.