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These Are The Things We're Not Supposed To Talk About

These Are The Things We're Not Supposed To Talk About | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
The pacing and the threats would end eventually and he would hopefully leave the house for a while. But this time was different.
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The Unexpected Gifts of Trauma

The Unexpected Gifts of Trauma | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
While nobody wishes for a traumatic experience, trauma offers gifts that survivors say they have come to cherish: a greater sense of gratitude and delight in each new day, increased intuitive abilities, and enhanced appreciation for when things go...
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A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic.

A TED Talk That Might Turn Every Man Who Watches It Into A Feminist? It's Pretty Fantastic. | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
This is what male feminism looks like.
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Men need leadership skills, not "sensitivity training"

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THE HIERARCHY OF GRIEF and THE POSSIBLE IMPOSSIBILITY OF EMPATHY

THE HIERARCHY OF GRIEF and THE POSSIBLE IMPOSSIBILITY OF EMPATHY | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
“This is generous, for to be close to her pain has always felt like a privilege to me, even though pain could be defined as that which we typically aim to avoid. Perhaps this is because she remains...
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How to Talk to Little Girls

How to Talk to Little Girls | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
I went to a dinner party at a friend’s home last weekend, and met her five-year-old daughter for the first time. Little Maya was all curly brown hair, doe-like dark eyes, and adorable in her shiny pink nightgown.
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What I Know About Stress, Now That I'm In My 40s

What I Know About Stress, Now That I'm In My 40s | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
The best way to avoid stress is to surround yourself with loving and supportive people. Nothing else even comes close.
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A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not “Crazy”

A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not “Crazy” | Abuse Recovery | Scoop.it
You're so sensitive. You're so emotional. You're overreacting. Calm down. Relax. Stop freaking out! You're crazy! I was just joking, don't you have a sense of humor? Sound familiar? If you're a woman, it probably does.
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Learning to trust your own perceptions again:

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