gaslighting

So, let’s clear something up right now: You have a right to feel your feelings. Full stop.

Feel Your Feelings And Don't Let Anyone Tell You Otherwise

Feelings are important. I don’t mean this in a trite, self-help sort of way. I mean, you have a right to your feelings. Full stop. Read...
Carrie Saum    |   10.4.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Many believe that validating a child’s feelings, always, leads to whiny, clingy, entitled children. That just isn’t the case.

Validating A Child Doesn't Mean Coddling Them

Validating a child isn't telling them what's worth or not worth crying over. We don't get to judge our kids for having a different perspective. Read...
Sam Milam    |   09.27.17   |   SHARE
Families
His trust issues are not about you; that’s his stuff. And that stuff is for him to work out.

Ask Erin: Help! My Boyfriend Doesn’t Trust Me

My boyfriend has been feeling "Iffy" about our relationship thinking I'm out entertaining other guys, which I am not. My boyfriend doesn't trust me. Read...
Erin Khar    |   09.22.17   |   SHARE
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No one said this was going to be easy.

Are We Gaslighting Kids, Or Are We Just Parenting Them? 

Don’t tell me kids don’t know how to work the system. If kids are old enough to be devastated about not having red patent-leather Mary Janes, kids Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   09.19.17   |   SHARE
We can stop gaslighting our children by changing our perspective.

Stop Gaslighting Your Kids

We can teach our children resilience, empathy, and compassion by modeling those behaviors with them. And most importantly, we stop gaslighting them. Read...
Sam Milam    |   09.8.17   |   SHARE
Families

Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds

6 Books You Should Be Reading In Today's America

Learning is the best thing for us, and the best place to look? The sequestered nooks, and all the sweet serenity of books. Read...
Liz Lazzara    |   08.16.17   |   SHARE
Loving someone really isn’t a good enough reason to stay in a relationship you know isn’t working.
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