Emotional Abuse | Domestic abuse

Sarah Harding – Another Domestic Violence Statistic

5 January 2012

Sarah Harding of Girls Aloud is caught up in a bitter war of words with her ex Theo de Vries.  She says he attacked her.  He says she attacked him, and he merely restrained her to protect himself. It makes for a sordid tale.  So, ‘right thinking people’ everywhere – that is, the kind of […]

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From “damaged goods” to feeling good

18 October 2011

What do women almost always tell themselves when they leave an abusive relationship? One thing they tell themselves is that they are “damaged goods”. Isn’t it great how we think of ourselves as merchandise rather than human beings?  I haven’t heard anyone come right out and say the words “shop soiled” yet, but damaged goods […]

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