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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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“You’ll be a man, my son”

  The best part of a misogynist is that as long as you always expect the worst from them they will never disappoint you. There is something so comforting about such reliability. One of the issues we have not mentioned

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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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“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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Have you been conned by intimacy?

 Intimacy is not confined to sexual intimacy. Relationships are for us opportunities for healthy intimacy that can be found in the touching of one’s hand, the knowing of family dramas and a sense of a history shared. What was astounding

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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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Are you as sick as the secrets you keep?

 The first assignment in our book, Abuse ends when you love yourself asks the reader to tell her story. Not only is it therapeutic to tell your story but it also shows us the links and patterns that connect the

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