Recognising an abusive relationship
Abusive relationships can take many forms, including physical, emotional, sexual, verbal, and financial abuse, and can cause significant damage to a person’s self-esteem and mental health. Leaving an abusive relationship can be an incredibly difficult and scary process, but it is often the best thing you can do for your own safety and well-being.
“Glamourising love as possession”… recognising the signs that you are in a toxic relationship
One of the most common challenges that people bring along when their relationship isn’t working is that they feel that they have lost some freedom through their relationship. While we can all have different ideas about what love is, when we have different ideas to our partner it can lead us into trouble.
Broken by my failing relationship…
Things had been tough in my failing relationship with my partner (now ex-partner) for a while and I was starting to really question myself… Maybe there was some truth in this shaming and name calling, and it really WAS all about me.
Are you being ABUSED or MANIPULATED?
From the work that Matt & I do with couples, we have extracted the Top 7 most common manipulative patterns that you can encounter in an intimate relationship. How can you tell if you are being ABUSED or MANIPULATED?
Failing abusive relationship – Is it saveable?
There’s nothing worse than having to remove yourself from an abusive, manipulative and violent partner in a failing abusive relationship.