When I was a child, I had no tools or language to understand the abuse that was happening to me.
Before EMDR therapy, I previously did not consider myself a fearful person. If I felt threatened, I would quickly push
Since writing more about the abuse I experienced and its subsequent long-term effects, friends and acquaintances tend to respond in
One of the best ways to spot a toxic person is to confront them about their behavior when you’ve been
Holiday season is a difficult time for many abuse survivors, especially if their abusers are family members. Even survivors who
There is a narcissist in the White House, and we are all in grave danger. From Dr. John Gardner’s Duty
They see themselves as good people. Conflict makes them uncomfortable. They don’t want to get involved. They fear losing friends
I have a unique and diverse perspective on spirituality, religion, and faith due to my own eclectic spiritual background.
One of the most overused platitudes I hear in response to toxic parents is that they must have meant well,
Psst. I have a superpower. And maybe you do, too. There are many long term, far-reaching, negative effects that children