Reclaim your voice.
Cherish your soul.
Trust your deepest self.
Shame is deeply personal.
So is recovery.
Coldness is a form of abuse. Finally, a clinical understanding of what it means, and does, to everyone involved
“‘People use the silent treatment because they can get away with it without looking abusive to others,’ Dr. Kip Williams explained to Daryl Austin, ‘and because it’s highly effective in making the targeted individual feel bad’.”
I couldn’t say out loud how angry I was. Or that I’d been paralyzed by shame.
For a long time I didn’t know whether to call what happened to me “incest”
No matter how hard I tried, I didn’t see how it wasn’t.
Using Life Writing to Heal
Writing about our difficult past experiences can help us process trauma.
How the Narcissist Feasts on You
Narcissists are always hungry. And they are never full.
Toxic Relationships in Contemporary Fiction
These novels feature difficult relationships, manipulative dynamics, and unhealthy patterns which may help you recognize the behaviors and the impact of a toxic relationship in your own life.
A Surprising Way to Heal Trauma
An article from National Geographic describes how some people find relief from watching horror movies. The “controlled fear” experiences work as a sort of exposure therapy for emotional trauma.
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by Meredith Resnick, LCSW
Meredith's books offer distilled and powerful suggestions to aid in recovery from narcissistic abuse, toxic families, sexual assault, and other personal topics. The books she has written have sold and helped tens of thousands in their recovery from the damaging effects of abuse and trauma. Maybe they can help you, too.