Get used to the apologies. Get used to the mental or emotional exhaustion after any form of expression relating to their abuse.
Leaving was not easy but it was also too easy
Do you react to important people in your life by ignoring them completely and not acknowledging their presence?
We need to engage in open, healthy, civilized online discussions instead of calling the people in question derogatory names to satisfy our own self-righteousness.
I look at you and I see all that is right, despite how many things that have gone wrong. I look at you and most of all I hope you see yourself not for the cracks and the broken pieces. I hope you see the light that has shined through you, brightening the lives of everyone around you.
These pathological individuals walk among us every day in their false masks, often unseen and unnoticed because of how eerily normal they are.
Abuse is abuse and statements like yours perpetuate more divisiveness and ignorance when what we need more of in this world is understanding and love.
When emotionally abused women ask “Do emotionally abusive men know they are abusive?” their preferred answers usually start with the words: “No, they don’t.”
Contrary to popular opinion, asking for help does not make you helpless or powerless.
She understands that where you’ve been impacts who you are but that it doesn’t have to determine who you become. She accepts all the things that make you you and she’ll never make you feel ashamed of the mistakes you’ve made or who you used to be.