Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Reactive Abuse
What is reactive abuse? According to Dana Morningstar of thriveafterabuse.com, reactive abuse occurs, “when a target reacts abusively towards an abusive person.”

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Is It Time To Let Go?
by Teresia Smith

I saw this quote the other day and found it interesting. “I used to think the worst thing in the world was to end up alone. It’s not. The worst thing is to end up with people who make you feel all alone.” You may be in a relationship, hoping one day the other person will love you as much as you love them. Often, those in unhealthy relationships are hurt repeatedly but hang on thinking the abuser will change. Or they are caught up in their dream of what the relationship could be and are not willing to see what it truly is. Most of the scars on people’s hearts weren’t left there by strangers or their enemies; they were left there by the people who claimed to love them the most. You may think holding on is you being brave; however, letting go and moving forward takes more courage and will actually make you stronger – give you a more fulfilling life.

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Teen Romance
Summer is ending and it’s time for school to start again. It’s time for new backpacks, notebooks, pens and pencils, and the inevitable teen romance.

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

Signs you’re dating a narcissist
Dating a narcissist can be difficult, confusing, and in some cases, manipulative and abusive.

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Love shouldn’t hurt – ever

What does resilience mean?
When someone has come through a difficult time, have you ever heard it said that they have resilience? What is that?

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