abusive relationship

Narcissists have a complete disregard for the thoughts and feelings of others, and this enables them to manipulate the people around them.
How to know if your romantic relationship is ruining your friendships, according to therapists.
"Surviving R. Kelly" was a chilling reminder that many black women will find themselves in violent relationships with no way out.
Emotional abusers "groom" victims using kindness and affection. They win you over, then they turn on you.
I saw myself clearly for the first time in a year.
'I’m not running away from myself anymore.'
You don't have to justify to anyone the reasons you didn't leave right away.
My recipe was simple: Gather low self-esteem Mix with toxic boyfriend Add one diamond ring Extract all independence Bake
If this sounds like your relationship, it is time to make some huge changes.
To cover up my circumstances, I would share and comment on articles on my Facebook and Twitter timelines detailing how domestic abuse needs to be talked about.
Follow these steps to safely leave an abusive relationship.
The plot next to my father still sits empty. And the double gravestone on top, which you often see for spouses, sits empty too. That is my mother's final stand. It's a reminder that it is never too late to make a change. It's never too late to get out of an abusive relationship.
He was enigmatic, charismatic and handsome. He was the romantic man I had waited my whole life to meet. I fell madly and hopelessly in love with him. In the end, the relationship almost destroyed me.
It's taken time to come into her own -- Jasmine Villegas battled an abusive relationship when she was younger. Now, she's happy, healthy and focused on getting girls in abusive relationships the help and support they need.
Being abused as a child is unfortunate but does not doom one to add chapters onto the history of abuse if the pattern and logic of abusive behavior can be recognized and presented to the abuser and/or victim.
In the case of countless battered women across the country, the law exists not to protect them but to protect their abusers.