Trigger warning: Verbal, emotional, physical, and sexual abuse are referenced in this post and specific examples are given. Cutting ‘toxic’ people out of our lives seems to be the talk of the town these days. But what does it actually mean? Toxic relationships can be with a significant other, but they can also occur withinContinue reading “Am I in a Toxic Relationship?”
Category Archives: Survivors
Why do people keep choosing bad partners?
We all have that friend… you know the one. Every time they say they’re dating someone new, you cringe. You dread meeting their new beau, because their partners are always rude, mean, obnoxious, full of themselves, or even abusive. And hey, that friend might even be you. So what gives? Why can’t this person see thatContinue reading “Why do people keep choosing bad partners?”
How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate
“There is only one way to happiness, and that is to cease worrying about things which are beyond the power of our will.” -Epictetus Last week, Dr. Christine Ford testified against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and both became nationwide subjects of scrutiny and judgement. Many people feel triggered, upset, angered, and saddened by theContinue reading “How to Cope in a F*&!ed-Up Political Climate”