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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

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Depression? Sorry I Can’t Help You

  One of the biggest misconceptions is that when a person with depression speaks to you they are looking for some deep, meaningful help to cure their problem. People who struggle with true depression (rather than a period of feeling … Continue reading

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