If a tennis player is playing a game with someone who isn’t hitting the ball back, is that person still a real tennis player? Emotional abuse victims are often labeled as codependent. But we’d like to make a case for the idea that some victims may just be playing tennis with the wrong player, and they aren’t codependent at all.
Have you ever loved someone you can’t reach? Someone who hurts you and pushes you away, but you know they desperately need your love? Sometimes we have to love them from a distance.
Maybe I could start caring more about myself and less about whether or not people disagreed.
The door of my prison popped open just a crack.
Sara’s music had such a profound impact on my life during the entire process of my separation and divorce. Where do I begin? How about the very first time I heard her music. I was newly separated and laying in bed alone, and this is what happened…
Are you a card-carrying member of the People-Pleaser’s Club? Here’s how and why the skill of saying “no” can set you free.
What happens when a victim finally gets up the nerve to expose her abuser? She gets put on the rack and grilled. Here’s how her abuser pulls this off.
A reader asks, “I want to be loving and gentle. But how do you do that and yet also not let yourself be manipulated or taken advantage of?”
Let’s talk about that.
What does the Bible mean when it tells Christian wives to “submit” to their husbands? Was this kind of submission only for that culture? Is this a free ticket for men to take power over their wives? What is submission, anyway?
Does your relationship confuse you? Do you feel stuck? I’ll show you how clarity is there for the taking, and it’s inside your very own brain.