Unfortunately, a great deal of women from all age groups experience abuse from their significant others. The toll abuse takes on you mentally can drain you of who you truly are.
The internal battle of a victim is often the biggest hindrance in finding freedom from abuse. I will share my personal experience and how I was able to win the war within myself and leave my abuser.
A lot of women believe that the intense possessiveness and isolation an abuser smothers them with is just a flattering way to express devotion and admiration.
When we think of domestic violence, we inevitably think of the physical aspect of this. There is a much quieter and less acknowledged form of abuse that can be just as destructive and traumatic. Is your partner playing mind games with you?
Many victims of psychopaths, narcissists, and borderlines can't afford to work with a therapist to help them during their recovery from abuse. Books are an inexpensive way to empower yourself and begin the healing process.
One of the hardest things some of us will ever experience is watching a loved one—be it a family member or friend—stay in an abusive relationship. Here's a look at why adults stay in toxic relationships and the various ways in which we can help them.
Every day, three women in the U.S. are killed by intimate partners. Learn the forms of intimate partner violence, the risks and tips on what to do.
Everyone deserves to be treated well, to be safe, and to be happy. Help is available whether you are the victim or the abuser.
Could you be a victim of gaslighting abuse? Do you think you're going crazy? Gaslighting is an insidious form of emotional exploitation that makes you question your own sanity. Spot the signs and discover if you are being manipulated by your partner or loved one.
A guide to domestic violence with the reasons victims stay, the challenges victims face after leaving an abuser, and how Christians can help them.
Partners or spouses can make you miserable in public and private or steal your money no matter how smart or educated you are. But leaving would mean you've failed.
Emotional abuse is subtle and you may be unaware that it is even happening, as no physical injuries are inflicted. Yet, the psychological damage is far worse, causing depression and suicidal thoughts.