Refuse to Be a Victim

β€œLet me introduce you to the victim advocate,” offered the policeman who had arrested my husband the day before.   I stopped short. That was the first time that word – victim – had ever been applied to me. I certainly felt victimized. My partner of sixteen years had just abandoned me with a text … Continue reading Refuse to Be a Victim

Recognizing the Signs of Covert Abuse

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Going “No Contact” – Why is it So Hard?

You've decided that you should go "no contact" with your ex, but you're finding that it's much harder than you anticipated to cut off all contact. Why is it so difficult to go "no contact" after a divorce or breakup?   This Person Was an Integral Part of Your Daily Life Just weeks ago, this … Continue reading Going “No Contact” – Why is it So Hard?

Going “No Contact” – Strategies to Make it Work

So you've decided that going no contact is the right decision for you. And now you're wondering how in the world you're going to make it work. Here are some suggestions -   Make Contact More Difficult Delete their number from your phone and remove their email from your contacts. If you tend to reach … Continue reading Going “No Contact” – Strategies to Make it Work

Going “No Contact” – Why You’re Struggling to Stay Away

You've been trying to go no contact but you keep going back. Here are some of the reasons you may be struggling to stay away - You Wish You Could Be Friends I get it. I still feel a little twinge of envy when I hear about people that are friends with an ex. But … Continue reading Going “No Contact” – Why You’re Struggling to Stay Away