Category Archives: emotional abuse

Who Cares What Others Think

Following on from last night’s ‘victim’ poem, tonight’s offering is seeing things from the perspective of the narcissistic abuser … ******************* You wanted so much, you wanted to live, But you didn’t realise I have nothing to give. My life … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, bitter pill, deception, emotional abuse, emotional control, manipulation, mental illness, narcissism, poem, poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Discovery

When we becomes me and ours becomes mine. When I am debased so that you shine. When my time is yours and your time your own. When your lie is truth but the truth is unknown. When people are pawns … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, anxiety, coping with loss, emotional abuse, emotional control, poetry, relationships | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (5): Staying Free Of Abuse & Manipulation

Today I conclude my 5-Part series on recognising emotional abuse & breaking free by looking at how we can stay free of future emotional abuse (as much as possible) & start to rebuild our life. Over many years I have … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, emotional abuse, emotional control, manipulation, relationships, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (4): Breaking Free of Emotional Abuse & Manipulation

Today, in this Fourth Part of a series of 5 articles where I will examine how it is possible to break-free of the cycle of emotional abuse & manipulation. Over many years I have witnessed & been on the receiving … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, anxiety, barriers to relationship, being real, depression, despair, emotional abuse, emotional control, freedom, hope, manipulation, relationships, vulnerable | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recognising Manipulation & Emotional Abuse (1): Typical Scenarios Within Which It Happens

Over many years I have witnessed & been on the receiving end of emotional abusers & manipulators.  The problem is that at the time it is often very difficult to see or understand what is happening: we just assume that … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, emotional abuse, manipulation | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment