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.
7 Ways to Avoid Avoiding
Continuing to avoid things we know we will need to face means that we are carrying an extra weight, even when we think we are ignoring it.
When Love is New – 10 Ways to Improve Chances of Longevity
Feelings do not go away if you bury them, they cause damage internally which sometimes leaks into destructive behaviour, the kind which can put couples in crisis.
Passive aggression most often occurs when someone is angry and feels that they cannot express that anger overtly, and instead communicate it indirectly.
5 Things Your Anger Can Help you pay Attention to
As adults, many of us fear our anger. We are used to avoiding it, hiding it away and then when it gets out, it feels too big to handle and causes damage in our lives.
How Everyone can make Divorces Better for Everyone
While there are many things that you can do to improve a relationship that you want to keep, for some, even when both parties have done all they know to do to save it, a decision may be made to end the relationship. What happens next can dramatically impact the level of upheaval to follow.
Truth & Celebration
Whether it is a memorial service for a family member, a graduation at a school, the honouring of a historical 'hero,' or the celebration of a national holiday, lets make room for all the stories, all the feelings, and all the experiences.
What do You Really Need? – A 6 Step Complete Self-Care Assessment Guide
When you feel the need to withdraw, when you feel pain, restlessness, irritation, sadness or discomfort consider what it is that you actually need to care for.
“I’m Sorry” 8 Steps to a Good Apology
When someone shows signs of being emotionally hurt or angry about your words or actions, or tells you that something you did or said hurt them, ask them what it was you said or did to hurt them and how that has impacted them.
How to Start a Good Fight
If you want someone to change their behaviour or do something for you or stop doing something, you may need to ask them directly.