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    8 Signs A Loved One Might Be In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

    8 Signs A Loved One Might Be In An Emotionally Abusive Relationship

    Here’s how to know if a friend or family member could be a victim of mental abuse and what you can do to help them. Emotional abuse, unlike physical abuse, can be so subtle and insidious that friends, family and even the victims themselves may not recognize the toxic dynamics at play. At first, the emotionally abusive partner may act in ways that appear loving and attentive on the surface — all part of the “grooming process” to win over...

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    Stop Shaming Victims of Sexual Assault for Not Reporting

    Stop Shaming Victims of Sexual Assault for Not Reporting

    Ten (understandable) reasons why victims of sexual assault do not report. Being sexually assaulted in one of the most shame-inducing traumas that a person can experience. So it is understandable that victims don’t need to be further shamed by being shamed for not reporting the crime. And yet, that is exactly what happens whenever we hear, for the first time, about a sexual assault that occurred months or years ago. “Why didn’t she report it...

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    How Compassion Can Help You Support an Addicted Loved One

    How Compassion Can Help You Support an Addicted Loved One

    By | The Compassion Chronicles October 3, 2016 Transform your relationship with an addicted partner or family member. “Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” —Henry Ward Beecher Most everyone has someone in their life that suffers from an addiction problem, whether it be a dependence on drugs, alcohol, sex, gambling, shopping or some other form of addiction. Many have a partner who suffers from one of these addictions or a family...

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