• Abusive Relationships, Dating Red Flags, Verbal Abuse Disguised As Jokes

    Verbal abuse can begin as small digs disguised as jokes. Your boyfriend or husband ridicules you about your appearance, personality and abilities. These put-downs damage your self-esteem and if you ask him to stop “poking fun at you” he tells you, you’re too sensitive or you can’t take a joke.  

  • Signs Of An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

    If you’ve never been involved with a conning, pathological lying, narcissistic man—you may not know what you’re dealing with. You may mistrust your instincts that your boyfriend/husband is lying to you, demeaning you and controlling you. Worse yet, you may think you are over-reacting and crazy—as he claims you are.

  • Recovering From A Bad Breakup

    Your boyfriend/husband tears you down to bolster his sagging ego, making you doubt your abilities, self-worth and attractiveness.

  • Recovering From A Bad Breakup

    Controlling, narcissistic, abusive partners want you to believe that YOU are one is who unreasonable and hard to get along with and YOU are the one who needs to get on medication and get counseling.

  • Recovering From A Bad Breakup

    You can’t stand to be with him ... but you can’t stand to be without him. You broke off with your boyfriend or husband because he was withdrawn, neglectful and uncommunicative, or he cheated on you, or he was physically or verbally abusive. You’re trying to get on with your life without him in it.