This article will delve into the murky depths of emotional incest, examine its repercussions, and explore the intricate connection between this abuse and codependent behaviors.
Maintaining a strong sense of individuality within a relationship is essential for the health, happiness, and longevity of the partnership.
Perimenopause is a challenging and often painful experience that can leave women feeling alone and unsupported.
According to most observers, sex is a crucial aspect of marriage, and it is one of the primary ways that couples express intimacy and love.
This is her account, mostly a summary of journals and notes she made during the relationship. Names are not used and places have been changed as per her request.
Simply put, directly confronting a partner often leads to greater resistance, more conflict and resentment. Of course, it is easier to get angry and make accusations, but doing so rarely leads to positive, long term outcomes.
Children are suffering from a hidden epidemic of child abuse and neglect. Every year more than 3 million reports of child abuse are made in the United States alone involving more than 6 million children (a report can include multiple children). The United States has one of the worst records among industrialized nations – losing on average between four and seven children every day to child abuse and neglect.
We all know that our perceptions of maturity and the people in our lives are heavily influenced by our upbringing. This is where we obtain our information and the pattern for how we will spend our lives. The result of this is instinctive, automatic and comes from a very deep place. It governs our behaviour and it appears to be so engrained at times that it may feel impossible to do things any other way. That is certainly the message I often hear...
Divorce is an ugly business. Anyone who has been through it will testify to the emotional turmoil associated with it. Even the one who instigated the proceedings can be very badly affected by the process...
What is it really like to be so shamed and codependent that you lose your identity completely and fully? What could have happened to such a person that put them in this state?...