Family Ties

Family Ties

Family Ties People should “choose to be around those who honestly fail [them], not those who dishonestly deny they hurt [them] and have no intent to do better” (Boundaries, Dr. Henry Cloud).  There is a grounding effect that comes from acknowledging basic human fallibility.  It helps us recognize our own … Continue reading

The Cycle of Abuse

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The Cycle of Abuse It is massively confusing when the pain of the abuse you are experiencing, is so immense that the need to hide and protect yourself, clashes with your default yearning to be able to love the person hurting you; this is especially the case when your abuser … Continue reading