Tag Archives: Bullying

Strategies for Combatting Verbal Abuse

by on October 12, 2017

The 1800’s nursery rhyme, “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” is not true for most people. Some people do have the natural ability to emotionally disconnect when being insulted. (They usually struggle with being emotionally engaged in pleasant circumstances as well.) For everyone else, words have meaning and… (more…)

Ten Reasons People Consider Divorcing

by on October 12, 2017

Getting married is often an easier decision than getting a divorce. Marriage brings pleasurable feelings of excitement, passion, and desire. But divorce stirs up feelings of anger, rejection, and betrayal. Severing ties with a person is difficult and great consideration should be given. Here are ten reasons a divorce should be considered. Abandonment/neglect. There are… (more…)

Lies Abusers Tell Their Victims

by on October 12, 2017

Ever wondered what abuse sounds like? What do abusers say to their victims to get them to acquiesce? Some of the statements listed below might even sound acceptable in certain environments, but they are not. Abusive behavior is pervasive and without awareness, it will continue. There are seven major types of abuse. Physical abuse is… (more…)

How to Handle Controlling People

by on October 12, 2017

Can controlling people be successfully managed? It depends on the type of behavior and the willingness to try several tactics. A controller can be a friend, neighbor, boss, co-worker, spouse, or parent. Here are several ways to effectively deal with them. Identify the type of controlling behavior. There are many ways a person can be… (more…)

Hurricane Survivor Reveal: What Are You Made Of?

by on October 8, 2017

Hurricane Irma tore though Florida five to seven days ago, depending on where a person lived. Since then, in the Orlando area alone, there are still nearly ½ million people, businesses and schools without power, even more without any internet service, and countless others without land-line phone service. Some businesses are fully operational while others… (more…)

How to Survive a Divorce with a Narcissist

by on October 5, 2017

After 15 years of marriage to her narcissistic husband, Jane finally asked for a divorce. They had been growing apart for the last 10 years and neither of them could have a simple conversation without it escalating into verbal assaults. Since her husband had mentioned divorce several times, Jane thought the process would be simple…. (more…)

10 Hidden Ways a Group Abuses an Individual

by on July 15, 2017

Some abuse is obvious: a punch to the face, name-calling, guilt-tripping, physical isolation, and neglect. But others are done in a more calculated, secretive manner. Yet, they can be just as damaging. Even more significant is when the abuse is conducted within a coordinated group setting. This causes the target to feel like it is… (more…)

8 Mental Abuse Tactics Narcissists Use at Work

by on July 6, 2017

The second Stacey walked into the office, she could feel the tension. Usually, it took hours for the tension to mount but this morning, something was already amiss. As she turned on the lights for the floor, she checked the other offices for signs of life, and finding none, she retreated to her desk. Out… (more…)

10 People to be Wary of at Work

by on June 30, 2017

Sometimes the key to success is in knowing whom to avoid at work. Having the wrong association can be the difference between promotion and demotion. In some cases, the casualty could even be a loss of employment. So how can a person navigate through the different personality? Here are ten types of people to be… (more…)

30 Preemptive Signs of Abuse Turning Deadly

by on June 11, 2017

Abuse has a pattern similar to addiction. Once the abuser has utilized an abusive method for a long period of time, the victim develops a tolerance to the abuse so it no longer has the same effect. This aggravates the abuser who then escalates. It should be noted that there are seven primary ways a… (more…)

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