Abusive Relationships


How to Stop a Love-Hate Relationship From Ruining Your Life 

The helplessness and frustration of loving someone you hate (or who hates you) can ruin your life – unless you learn how to stop the relationship from overpowering you. A reader inspired me to write this article; she is feeling trapped and helpless in a love-hate relationship. While you’re reading my tips on how to stop an unhealthy or bad […]

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How to Live Your Life Without Him She Blossoms

How to Live Your Life Without Him

The best way to live without him – whether your husband died or divorced you, or your boyfriend betrayed or broke up with you – is to learn how to live your life in a fresh new way. Yes, you can let go of the past…and yes, you will Blossom into who you were created to be! But how? When? […]


How to Help Your Alcoholic Husband Stop Drinking

These nine ways to help a husband who drinks too much are from my work in a residential recovery program for men who are alcoholics and drug addicts. I was also inspired to write this post by a reader, who is searching for ways to cope with her alcoholic husband… “I’m so confused, I love my husband very much but I’m so depressed […]

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Is the Affair Really Over? 5 Signs He Will Cheat on You Again

He swears the affair is over, but how do you know if he’ll cheat on you again? Here’s how to see beyond what your boyfriend or husband is really saying – and how to trust that still small voice inside you. “It’s been six months since I found out my husband was cheating with his assistant,” says Miriam on 5 […]


How to Get Away From an Abusive Husband After 20 Years of Marriage

There are no “quick tips” for leaving an abusive husband after 20 years of marriage. But there is good news: you’re still here, and there is hope! You are not alone. I was inspired to write this article by a strong, brave woman who is ready to talk about the abuse her husband has been perpetrating on her and her […]

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How to Survive Life With an Angry Man

7 Ways to Survive Life With an Angry Man – When You Can’t Leave

Are you living with a man who lets his anger control him (and you)? These 7 tips on how to survive life with an angry husband or boyfriend will help you cope – especially if you can’t leave your relationship or home. I’ve written hundreds of articles on recognizing when your relationship can’t be saved, breaking up, surviving divorce, and rebuilding […]


How to End Your Toxic Love Affair Now – Before It’s Too Late

Learn what a toxic love affair is, and how to end a relationship that is destroying your self-esteem and making your life miserable. A reader just asked for help ending a love affair that is toxic for both her and her boyfriend, and the timing couldn’t be better! I’m reading Necessary Endings by Dr Henry Cloud; this book can help you […]

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How to Help an Alcoholic Husband

How to Know if Divorce is the Best Decision

If you’re struggling with the difficult “Should I get a divorce?” question, you may need an unbiased external perspective that isn’t overwhelmed by emotion. Here are 10 signs to help you decide if divorcing your husband is the best choice, inspired by Should I Stay or Should I Go? “It takes a lot of bravery to look right at the truth […]