Posts Tagged "Anger and Forgiveness"

Don’t Hide Your True Self

Don’t Hide Your True Self

We all want people to think well of us. Do you find yourself hiding your past, (even your present) from others? Why do we do this? Maybe we think we aren’t good enough. Maybe we are ashamed of some of…

How Can We Heal Our Hearts?

How Can We Heal Our Hearts?

Many of us are walking around with broken hearts. This isn’t visible to those around us, but it is a reality. How can we mend these broken hearts? I recently read a great piece on this in the book The Essential…

Do You Have a Narcissistic Parent?

Do You Have a Narcissistic Parent?

  Many of us grew up with emotional, sexual, or physical abuse. Did you? You may not have experienced overt abuse, but maybe you were raised by one or more parents who put themselves and their needs before yours. The…

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

Why Do I Still Love My Abuser?

I speak to many abuse victims. They contact me to understand whether they really are being abused. They contact me to seek help in leaving their abusers. Some even contact me to ask me why they still love their abusers. This…

In Order to Heal, We Must Feel

In Order to Heal, We Must Feel

Good morning my friends! I am currently rereading a book by Stephen Arterburn, entitled Healing is a Choice: Ten Decisions that Will Transform Your Life and Ten Lies that Can Prevent You from Making Them.* It is quite brilliant. Each chapter talks…

Healing your Anger After Abuse

Healing your Anger After Abuse

If you have recently left an emotionally abusive relationship, you may find yourself struggling with a lot of anger. This may surprise you, because often victims don’t feel angry while they are with their abuser. They may feel sad, scared, worthless,…

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Forgiveness – Seriously?

Recently, I wrote a blog entitled, Acceptance – A Vital Part of Healing. In this blog, I shared my conviction that in order to truly heal from abuse, we need to accept the fact we have been abused. I believe once we accept this…