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Are You Ready For a Good Relationship?

Women who have gone through abusive pasts are particularly susceptible to entering into abusive relationships again and again simply because they do not recognize the patterns that they fall into when it comes to relationships. Just because you were not valued by a partner in the past does not mean that your future will be the same. You can learn how to recognize the signs of abuse, how to understand your role in your...

How to Stop Being in Abusive Relationships

Do you find yourself going from one abusive relationship to the next and you wonder why you keep meeting jerks? No, it doesn’t mean that you don’t deserve to be loved in a healthy way that honors you. There are several reasons why you may be attracting such destructive behavior into your life. Let’s explore a common reason why you may find yourself in a cycle of abusive relationships and what you can do...

I Left An Abusive Relationship 5 Years Ago

I left 5 years ago without a second thought. It was the hardest thing I ever had to do. While the last five years have been hell in court and I sometimes feel like I’ve failed my daughter somehow I then look back and think ok I’m not near in the situation I was before. I can handle this if I made it through that! I left with nothing but the support of my family with $200.00 in my bank account but I made it. I...

Why Do Mothers Hurt Their Daughters?

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How To Stop Being a Victim

Te-Erika Patterson is a mental health and personal success teacher in Los Angeles. She often shares her personal journey through many of life’s obstacles on her Youtube channel. In this video, she offers insight into her ability to stop being a victim. Learn from her. Subscribe to her Youtube channel and watch her grow. Follow OneLessSecret...

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When you have been involved in an abusive situation, the world seems upside down. You are angry, hurt and confused as to why you had to go through this situation. You did not choose it. You don’t deserve it. It is a mighty feat to climb out of that pit of despair, especially when you feel powerless to stop it. As you seek solutions, trying to find a way to cope, you come to a thousand conclusions but none of them seem...

The Most Severe Punishments For Abusers

Many abuse victims do not speak up fearing that their claims will not be believed. We encourage victims of abuse to speak out the first time it happens to prevent continued abuse and in some cases, death as a result of abuse. We have scoured the net to find some of the most severe punishments for abusers so that you will learn just how awful these crimes are and that there are people who will believe you, if you tell before...

I Paid A Dear Price Being A Kept Woman

I was born into abuse. My biological parents decided without question that I was the reason they got divorced. They both told me as much when I was able to contact them at the age of eighteen. I was sent to several foster homes before I met the lady that adopted me. She was the first single lady in Jennings county to get to adopt a child. I was about three years old at the time. I often wonder if my life would have been more...