Blog: Unhealthy Relationships

Blog: Unhealthy Relationships

Toxic Behaviour

Don’t Let Them Steal Your Joy

5 Strategies to Respond to Toxic Behaviour People with toxic behaviour are difficult to handle. I had my fair share of them. How about you? Toxic relationships influence our well-being … Read moreDon’t Let Them Steal Your Joy

How to Break Free From Unhealthy Relationships

What unhealthy relationships do you experience in your life? Throughout my life, I had a fair share of unhealthy relationships, whether it was my sister or a close friend. Being … Read moreHow to Break Free From Unhealthy Relationships

Stalking

Stalking is Not OK

It was a dark night in November when the doorbell rang at 6 p.m. I pushed the button to open the door, thinking that it must be a delivery. I … Read moreStalking is Not OK

Blame May Damage Your Relationship

My colleagues and left the fairground. My feet were hurting. I was happy to feel the sun on my face and to leave the noise of the exhibition hall behind … Read moreBlame May Damage Your Relationship

Abuse in Relationships

What’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?

One hundred people – therapists, counsellors, social workers and clients – in a room. All is silent. What’s next? They are looking at her. She sits next to the therapist, her … Read moreWhat’s your Secret Story about Childhood Abuse?

No Love

Did the Partner You Love Leave You?

Well, the man I’ve loved most in my life left me. It happened more than two years ago. He was my best friend and the man I trusted most in … Read moreDid the Partner You Love Leave You?

emotional abuse

Loss of Self-Confidence – Sign of Emotional Abuse?

It started slowly. It was hard to put a finger on it. I felt like a failure, unworthy. I had a sense that I was fighting with an invisible enemy. … Read moreLoss of Self-Confidence – Sign of Emotional Abuse?

What if you’re in an on-again, off-again relationship?

When I fell in love with my colleague, I was in heaven. He seemed to be all I ever wanted. The moments we spent together were beautiful: We walked through … Read moreWhat if you’re in an on-again, off-again relationship?

Abusive Relationship

How to Deal with an Abusive Relationship with a Parent?

I always had an abusive relationship with my father. Maybe it all started with my conception. While my father only wanted one child, my mother wanted two. To make her … Read moreHow to Deal with an Abusive Relationship with a Parent?