Is the person you’re with ready to fight fair?

Is the person you're with ready to fight fair? Being open to sharing your feelings and accepting responsibility for them — rather than denying them by acting closed and defensive — is essential for developing a honest and deep relationship. We call … [Read more...]

Trusting Yourself after Emotional Abuse

Emotional abuse is meant to hurt  emotionally, of course, but it also hurts intellectually.  It begins to make the victim wonder if the words and actions are warranted.  Always questioning whether the abusive behavior is deserved. Eventually this … [Read more...]

How dirty is your fighting style? Want to learn how to fight fair?

We have posted before about the value of fighting with love instead of anger. Using calm dialogue and speaking with respect ("fighting" with "love") is always a better option during conflict; fighting fire with fire, with the aim of someone winning … [Read more...]

Abusive Behavior First Red Flag? Hear Him Yelling at You!

There is one emotional abuse sign that brings such a painful shock, we all try to rationalize and process it fast, as to get it out of our awareness. It's the shock a woman feels the first time he screams, calls her a name or insults her. He is … [Read more...]

New Year’s Resolutions Doomed to Fail?

Isn't it wonderful how we submit to the pixie dust of year end's magic? besides running here and there to present our best image, our best table and food, our best dress, house, etc, we also enter into a magic territory when it is necessary to design … [Read more...]