“Why did she stay?”

Often when you hear about women in abusive relationships, people think why would you stay if you knew it was bad. If he hits you, get out, walk away and never consider you deserved it and never should someone justify … Continue reading

40 Signs of emotional abuse

Signs Of Emotional Abuse The abuser doesn’t seem to notice or care about your feelings. You are viewed as an extension of the abuser rather than as an individual. Personal information about you is shared with others. The abuser invalidates … Continue reading

Learning what is ‘normal’ after an unbalanced relationship.

I run a company and live a vibrant life. However, I am quite traditional and therefore accept that the core of the domestic role in the home is my responsibility. My partner is a great cook and enjoys cooking most … Continue reading

Set Goals

Know what you want otherwise how do you get to where you are going if you don’t know where it is? Choose some small achievable goals, feel excited about it, get it done this week sorta goals. At the same … Continue reading

Not all relationships are meant to last forever

I chose to leave a twenty year relationship. I’m now in my fourth year from when I had to leave and the intensity of my battle is not over. I realised yesterday I’m feeling angry for I still don’t have … Continue reading

Setting new goals

After intensive legal games and putting my life on a new path. Where to from here? I have relocated my children and I to a new city, started a new company, left behind all my friends I knew and filed … Continue reading

New chapter – out of the fog

Patience.. I have been told to be patient, that even though it seems a long journey you are actually achieving and making progress. Great check! Remind myself and carry on. Trust your intuition! Listen to your instincts they are good. … Continue reading

Be easy, take your time, you are coming home to yourself.

I played all roles of being a great woman very well, as a married woman, fulfilling all my roles – wife – lover – mother – …. friend and a family member – they got more pushed aside as my … Continue reading