Annie Answers Your Questions

“Is it me?”

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if, once an abusive relationship broke up, all the emotional damage…

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“Out Of The Relationship, But Not Over It”

“Dear Annie, What can you do when you have been out of the relationship a…

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“Why did I tolerate so much?

“I still don’t understand my own behavior.  When my partner started pushing me around physically,…

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Does “chemistry” matter?

Does “chemistry” matter? Most women seem to think it does.  In fact, most of the…

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Your ability to be radiant

“Dear Annie, Something is wrong with my life. I have been divorced from an emotionally…

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Who taught you?

Dear Annie, You are so good at describing any and all situations of abuse in…

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“Will counselling help?”

Abused women don’t give up easily on a bad relationship or an abusive man. Tammy Wynette’s “Stand by your man” could have been written for them. For as long as they hope the last glimmer of life and hope is still there, they are prepared to give the relationship one more try. Which is where the question: “Will counselling help?” comes in. Usually, abused women want two things from coaching:

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Are you naive?

One of the wounds that abused women have received is, undoubtedly, the wound of naivety. We tend to believe too readily. We are too easily deceived. Where are abusive partners are concerned, this costs us dear.

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What do you say to…

What do you say to the girl who “just wants to help” her abusive partner? Why “helping” an abusive man never helps him, or you.

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“I’m still ‘wishing and hoping’? Why?”

“Why is it that the feeling of waiting for him to call me to tell me that he is sorry and that he loves me won’t go away? How do I let go of the feelings of wanting him to show up and be the prince I want in my life?”

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The 5 Simple Steps to Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

Over the next 5 days, I'll send you some lessons and tips that I've found have really helped women to heal from narcissistic abuse.  Starting with the basics.