RELATIONSHIPS

If You’re Experiencing Any Of These 10 Things — Yes, It’s Emotional Abuse

If you’ve never been involved with a cunning, pathological lying, narcissistic, abusive partner, you may not know what you’re dealing with.  When you date an emotionally abusive personality, you may buy into his charm, braggadocio and phony façade while downplaying his inconsiderate and questionable behavior. Or you mistrust your instincts that your boyfriend or husband is lying to you, demeaning and controlling […]

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Why Mutual Respect Is So Important In Relationships — And What It Really Means To Be Respectful

When your “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Or “HQ Trivia” moment happens and the cash-money question is: what is the cornerstone of a marriage? Chances are, the final answer you’d lock in would be love. (Cue the awww’s from the audience and buzzers from the judges.) If so, your answer wouldn’t be entirely wrong, […]

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11 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In Relationships — And How Abusers Try Using Them Against You If You Leave

Many women who witnessed various forms of physical abuse and domestic violence in their parents’ marriages swear they will never settle for the same kind of treatment in their own relationships. However, many are so focused on physical forms of abuse that they too often miss the warning signs of emotional abuse. Because of this, they […]