Search

Events create patterns

At the extreme end of family harm is a death caused by someone else in the family. Often these deaths take many people by surprise who...

Moodiness in relationships

Do bad moods or changing moods have a big part to play in getting in the way of happiness in your relationship? Almost everybody can feel...

Mind games

A mind game is where you question what your reality is by what is happening around you in relationship. It also can be called gas...

Over protecting and over caring

I little bit of checking in on our loved one and a little bit of nice surprise is thoughtful. But what happens when we check up so often...

Intimidation in relationships

Intimidation has a sole purpose of taking control and keeping it. Acts of intimidation in family relationships where there seems to be no...

What does consent really mean?

When someone’s sex life is healthy and playful, they are free to express what they want in sex and sexual activity and are free to say no...

Emotional abuse

Emotional abuse happens when we or someone we are in relationship with are not treated with dignity, respect or kindness regarding...

The silent treatment or stonewalling

Being totally ignored when spoken too like you are not seen or heard or showing coldness as a means to get someone to behave differently....

Family violence is every mans issue

Men absolutely get harmed by their partners in the home but its women and children who are harmed way more often and way more severely...

How to live safer

When we first meet someone new or maybe we have known someone for a while, as the relationship deepens, we only want to see the good in...

Distress Tolerance

When we have had some trauma happen, like family harm, and its gone on for a while, we can develop something called a distress tolerance....

Walking on egg shells

Ever felt the tension in your gut often described as walking on egg shells? It comes from having been closely linked and involved with a...

Impact of Family Harm on Children

Before we are born, we start to gather information about our environment that we can keep stored forever. This collection of information...

Patterns of Family Harm

Most things we do or experience in life form a pattern. Even family harm. If we only ever look at the incidents as single episodes of...

Gas Lighting

Gas lighting Have you felt confusion at what just happened when life seemed to be going so well? When you had a plan, the plan changed...

How to handle home life in COVID 19

State of emergency and home life With the requirement to remain at home unless you are an essential worker, we as families and small...

Why victims don't leave

When an adult victim of family harm stays around, it’s possible they don’t see themselves as being a victim of harm. They may put the...

Trauma

The impact of trauma may last a life time. When we have been exposed to trauma such as family harm, we can tell ourselves that once...

1
2