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How To Identify And Respond To Verbal Abuse


Verbal abuse is difficult to identify and regrettably can be a common type of abuse in some marriages. Not all words that are meant to hurt are "ugly words." A master at verbal abuse can damage your self-esteem while, at the same time, appear to care deeply for you.

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Restraint and Walking Away: A Sure Fire Way to Avoid a Restraining Order

I received an email recently from a reader. He was highly upset because his wife had restraining orders against him. They got into an altercation and instead of walking away he fought back. According to him he is now under a restraining order due to something “she did.”

8 Things You Need to Know About a Restraining Order

If you are being abused, harassed or hurt by another person you can get a restraining order via the courts that will legally “restrain” the abusive party by setting boundaries on the behavior.

5 Things to Do When Leaving an Abusive Marriage

Five tips to help you protect yourself when preparing to leave an abusive marriage/relationship.

Should You Have Sex With The Ex?

Should you have sex with the ex? One thing for sure, if you are newly divorced and have been without sex for a while, it can be tempting.

Sex After Divorce: Always Carry Latex Condoms & Play Safe

So you’re planning to go out on a date– how exciting! Whether it’s with someone new or someone you’ve already seen a few times, your adrenaline is probably pumping; dating and sex after divorce can nerve-wracking!

Six Questions To Ask Yourself Before Engaging In Casual Sex After Divorce

Let’s cut to the chase: all of us divorced adults have had sex and most of us still want sex. The problem is that we may want casual sex and not a full-on relationship.

Behaviors Common to a Cheating Spouse

If your spouse is having an affair, you will see changes in the way they behave toward you and in general. Do you know what changes in behavior are an indication of infidelity?

How To Respond to Your Spouse's Affair

How will you respond if your spouse has an affair? If an affair happens in your marriage, you will have to respond in some way. The important question is will you respond properly?

The Cost Of Infidelity To Men

Married men are 7 percent more likely than married women to commit adultery. And, when a man has an affair, he doesn't seem to consider the consequences of his actions. So says a study to be published in the fall, "So What Did You Do Last Night? The Economics of Infidelity."

5 Things You Need to Know About Cheating, Affairs and Infidelity

Some human beings can't seem to live a monogamous lifestyle. Research has shown that affairs are as old as marriage itself.

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