Facing Demons: Domestic Violence Effects on Children

Domestic violence is a serious and pervasive problem that affects individuals and families of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. It encompasses a wide range of abusive behaviors, including physical, emotional, sexual, and financial abuse, and it can have devastating effects on the victims of the abuse. Among the most vulnerable victims of domestic violenceContinue reading “Facing Demons: Domestic Violence Effects on Children”

Facing Demons: Emotional Abuse & Effects on Children

Emotional abuse is a type of abuse that involves a child’s continuous emotional maltreatment. Anything from mocking and rejecting a child to intimidating and manipulating them can be considered child abuse. The effects of emotional abuse on a child’s mental health and development can be equally as harmful as those of physical abuse and lastContinue reading “Facing Demons: Emotional Abuse & Effects on Children”

Facing Demons: Sexual Abuse & Effects on Children

Child sexual abuse is a serious & widespread issue that has severe and long-lasting effects on children’s mental health. Throughout this article we will not attempt to soften any language or portray this issue in a less-serious manner. The content below should carry weight. It should be real. It should not minimize. Child sexual abuseContinue reading “Facing Demons: Sexual Abuse & Effects on Children”

Facing Demons: Physical Abuse & the Effects on Children

Physical abuse is a serious form of child abuse that involves the intentional use of force against a child, resulting in physical injury or harm. It can take many forms, including hitting, shaking, throwing, burning, or choking. Physical abuse can have serious short-term and long-term consequences for children. In 2019 there were nearly 700,000 reportedContinue reading “Facing Demons: Physical Abuse & the Effects on Children”

Facing Demons: The Haunting Realities of Childhood Trauma

Childhood trauma can have a lasting impact on a child’s physical, emotional, and mental well-being. In this series, we will explore the many causes of childhood trauma and the ways in which it can affect children. From physical abuse to chronic illness, these articles will delve into the root causes and realities of childhood traumaContinue reading “Facing Demons: The Haunting Realities of Childhood Trauma”

The Narcissist’s Playbook: Projecting

Narcissists are known for their manipulative and exploitative behavior, and one tactic they commonly use is called “projecting.” Projecting is the act of attributing one’s own negative qualities or behaviors onto someone else. This can be a subtle form of manipulation, as the narcissist tries to deflect blame and shift the focus onto someone else.Continue reading “The Narcissist’s Playbook: Projecting”

The Narcissist’s Playbook: Emotional Blackmail

Do you feel like you’re constantly being manipulated and controlled by someone close to you? Are you constantly made to feel guilty, afraid, or obligated to do things you wouldn’t normally do? If so, you may be a victim of emotional blackmail, a tactic commonly used by narcissists to get what they want. In thisContinue reading “The Narcissist’s Playbook: Emotional Blackmail”

The Narcissist’s Playbook: The Silent Treatment

Have you ever been in a relationship where your partner completely ignores you, refusing to acknowledge or communicate with you? This tactic, known as the silent treatment, is a common tool used by narcissists to punish and manipulate their victims. The silent treatment can leave the victim feeling isolated, confused, and unsure of how toContinue reading “The Narcissist’s Playbook: The Silent Treatment”

The Narcissist’s Playbook: Love Bombing

Are you in a new relationship that feels like a whirlwind of intense love and affection? While it may seem like you have found your soulmate, be cautious of the tactic known as love bombing. What is Love Bombing? This manipulative technique, commonly used by narcissists, involves showering their victim with excessive love and attentionContinue reading “The Narcissist’s Playbook: Love Bombing”

The Narcissist’s Playbook: Gaslighting

Have you ever been in a relationship where your partner constantly undermines your reality, causing you to doubt your own perceptions and memories? This tactic, known as gaslighting, is a common tool used by narcissists to manipulate and control their victims. Gaslighting is a form of psychological abuse that leaves the victim feeling confused, anxious,Continue reading “The Narcissist’s Playbook: Gaslighting”

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