Caught Between

Many survivors want the pain to end not the relationship. In most cases it is both or neither. That means it will not stop until you stop it. If you know a person in this place, be a creative resource for what they need for building confidence and self-sufficiency. This may not be a hard decision for you but it is for this person because of what they value, the history of fear that has been planted, and the erosion of self confidence that causes them to not trust their choices or feelings. Don’t be the same as the controller she needs to get way from. Be a safe place …

And if you have been in this situation please consider helping a struggling friend. Please also email me your email address for volunteer and/or financial support in our efforts to make others aware of emotional abuse, its affects, and the need for building confidence.

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