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The Facebook Lie!

 Women in emotionally abusive relationships usually parade their relationships as something they are not. They spend an inordinate amount of time pretending to the world that they are a couple, and they often describe themselves as the perfect couple. They

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What’s your word?

  To all our loyal readers and followers Philippa and I would like to take this opportunity to wish you everything of the best for 2015. By now the Christmas trees are coming down and wreaths and angels are going back

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I hate tinsel

  During the season of peace and goodwill we ask all women to let go of any bitterness that you may have accumulated during painful and destructive relationship. Bitterness imprisons you in your hurt and anger and the time has come

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Dumped again?

 Sue just sent me this blog to post but I insisted it needed an intro. Whenever she sends them I sit back in awe at what she produces. I like most of you, am often thrilled to dump the year

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“I don’t need him to live” – An inspirational letter

 We receive many letters from women, some in crisis, some at the beginning stages of healing and some who have recovered. Tracy sent a letter this morning and with her permission I am posting it. I love what she wrote

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Do you know the difference between doubt and instincts?

 To a healthy person the value of doubt is caution. Doubt is an instinct, it’s that niggle, the feeling in the pit of your stomach that warns you.  Instinct in an abused woman has lost its voice. If I felt

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Is gratitude damaging your health?

  Gratitude is a complicated issue for the co-dependent because gratitude is one of our struggles. We are much too grateful to be healthy. When our abusers smile in our direction we are relieved and grateful. An apology is almost

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