abusive relationship

The Audacity Of Female Violence ​

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Victims of domestic violence have the right to defend themselves. Survivors shouldn't be victimized twice — that's the audacity of female violence!

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The #MeToo Movement Is Not Making Waves Where I Live​

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I doubt a day’s gone by when the #MeToo movement hasn’t been referenced in some way. I thought I’d finally have my day and say in court.

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My Wake Up Call: It Took A Stranger For Me To Recognize Emotional Abuse

I couldn't recognize emotional abuse until a stranger stepped into my life.

Each of my boyfriend’s episodes chipped away at what we had. And each time I took him back, I lost a bit of who I was. I couldn't recognize emotional abuse.

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Ask Erin: Should I Divorce My Husband?

There is no gray area here. He has been abusing you, and it is time to leave.

She’s made all the mistakes, so you don’t have to… Ask Erin is a weekly advice column, in which Erin answers your burning questions about anything at all.

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Ask Erin: Help! How Can I Break My Pattern Of Toxic Relationships?

It’s funny how you leave one toxic relationship for another. Image: Thinkstock.

It’s funny how you leave one toxic relationship for another. Is it that I deserve this treatment? No one deserves to be treated with such disrespect. In my mind I know that. In my heart, I know that also. My libido on the other hand, has a different attitude.

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I Have C-PTSD But You’d Never Guess Why

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When my therapist told me in 2012 that I presented with symptoms of PTSD, I was relieved, but also in disbelief.

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