Long Term

Originally posted on ANNA WALDHERR A Voice Reclaimed, Surviving Child Abuse:
“Sad Boy”, Author Sascha Grosser (CC BY-SA 4.0 International) A new study by the University of Utah confirms that abuse before the age of 5 can continue to have negative consequences decades later [1]. This is no surprise to abuse victims.  We know we…

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5 Easy Steps to Deal with Negative People

Originally posted on MakeItUltra™:
By Dr. Perry, PhD Audio version available | Click here “You cannot have a positive life and a negative mind.” ~Joyce Meyer 1. Recognize and accept their toxicity First and foremost, it is important to identify and accept that someone we know is a negative person. This can be difficult, especially when the…

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Thanksgiving Is Not About the Turkey

Thanksgiving is not about the turkey or the football game or the parade. It’s not about just how many family members you’ve gathered around your table or how close your celebration can come to looking like the front of a Thanksgiving card. It’s not even about the mouth-watering meal and all its delicious sides. It’s […] […]

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A Flying Monkey by Any Other Name

To come to terms with evil in one’s parentage is perhaps the most difficult and painful psychological task a human being can be called on to face. Most fail and so remain its victims. Those who fully succeed in developing the necessary searing vision are those who are able to name it. -M. Scott Peck […] […]

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What is narcissism?

Narcissism is something that is coming to light in recent times, due to the amount of emphasis being placed on narcissistic abuse and recovery. What exactly is it though? And how does it end up in abuse? According to Oxford Dictionary (“narcissism | Definition of narcissism in English by Oxford Dictionaries”, 2017), it is defined…

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What is emotional abuse?

Originally posted on Rebecca Ogle, LCSW:
Emotional abuse attempts to damage your self-worth through manipulation, isolation, intimidation, shaming, and other tactics. Sometimes emotional abuse is obvious, but often, it is subtle and underhanded. Emotional abuse can include… Name calling Backhanded compliments Giving the “cold shoulder” Forcing you to “choose” between the abuser and other people you care about…

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