Everyone (including you and I) have at least one person to blame for our misfortunes. We say to ourselves “if only my parents made better choices, if only my mum listened to me then, if only I was educated, if only I wasn’t neglected, if only I wasn’t born into a poor family, if only… Continue reading Back to the future
At some point in our lives, most of us have crossed paths with some people that we feel powerless when we are in their presence, for most of us, this person happens to be someone we love and care about so much that we can’t bear the thought of letting go of them. We would… Continue reading Get back your power!
The issue of abuse and domestic violence in relationships can never be overemphasized. Most people at some point or the other in their lives have either been victims or perpetrators of abuse. Abuse can be in any form – physical, sexual, verbal, mental or emotional. It can occur in all kinds of relationships even amongst… Continue reading Dealing with abuse in relationships
Abusers are everywhere you go; as a matter of fact, we all have the potential to turn into one ourselves especially when the desire to be in control or have our way becomes so overwhelming that it begins to becloud our sense of fairness and equality. Anyone can be an abuser irrespective of their age,… Continue reading Unmasking the Abuser
Inasmuch as nobody deserves to be abused irrespective of their offence, the fact remains that a lot of people are forced to stay in abusive relationships. As earlier established in previous publications on the subject of Abuse and domestic violence, we understood that abuse could be obvious as in the case of physical and sexual… Continue reading Recognizing Emotional Abuse
Have you ever really listened to the words that come out of your mouth? Words are containers of power; they have the ability to kill and heal. It is important for everyone of us to pay more attention to the words we speak and know how to use our words rightly because at times, we… Continue reading Talk to Me Right
Abuse and domestic violence has become a big issue in many relationships and in the society at large today, yet it is often overlooked. It is sad to know that most people are in abusive relationships and are not aware of it. Some of the few who are aware think it’s normal; after all they… Continue reading Understanding Abuse