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Abuse

The Barriers to True Forgiveness

As holiday and other family gatherings draw near, so does the pressure to be gracious, forgiving, happy and “normal.” Our expectations of ourselves and sense of others’ expectations can...
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Disorders

OCD and Spouses

Regardless of whether you knew your partner had obsessive-compulsive disorder before you married, my guess is life together hasn’t always been easy. Neither my husband nor I have OCD...
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Abuse

Chronic Depression and Codependency

Dysthymia, or chronic depression, is a common symptom of codependency; however, many codependents aren’t aware that they’re depressed. Because the symptoms are mild, most people with chronic depression wait...
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General

Book Review: Tiny Beautiful Things

Let yourself be gutted. Let it open you. Start here. ~ Cheryl Strayed Cheryl Strayed’s Tiny Beautiful Things features a beautiful collection of well-crafted, undeniably relatable letters, along with...
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General

Book Review: Rethinking Narcissism

While developing an awareness-raising campaign for the identification and treatment of psychological abuse for the nonprofit I work with, I delved deep into researching personality traits and disorders that...
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