This post is meant to help you identify the various types of non-physical abuse, which include verbal abuse, emotional abuse and psychological abuse. Once identified you should be better able to know where to set boundaries in terms of expecting respect from others.
Same Trauma, Different Outcome – Why some people have a harder time getting “over it.”
We don’t think of the fact that, as human beings, we don’t live in laboratories and so there are 1000’s of variable at play in each of our lives, even when we might have some big things in common. These variables will result in a wide variety of responses to similar events and experiences.
“The More We Get Together…” Managing Family Conflict over the Holidays
The standard advice for avoiding conflict during family get togethers is to avoid discussions about religion or politics, but it’s not always that simple.
The Borderline Therapist
Dr. Slater reveals that she, herself, had been a patient in this same hospital, five times.
Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) – The New Hysteria
The problem with the way the diagnosis of BPD is being applied, is that, the individuals’ experience of trauma is often minimized or ignored.
Men & Trauma- Anger, Anxiety, Addiction & Depression
While PTSD is becoming more recognized and treated, within the military, men experience trauma in a variety of other contexts.
7 Ways to Love a Volcano
If you love someone who seems to be randomly explosive, it can feel like you’re loving volcano.
Where Do I Draw the Line?
Boundaries communicate to others, the kind of behaviour you are okay with and not okay with, in a firm, assertive way.