Posts From: Abuse Category

Posted On: 17 Oct,2013 By:
Category: Abuse, Change, Making Meaning

In Honor of Resilience

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. – Rumi   Helen Rose Recently I read a book entitled, 53 Grove Rd by Helen Rose. It’s a short memoir written by a woman I know who lives in the Bow Valley. It chronicles […]

Posted On: 8 Nov,2012 By:
Category: Abuse, Couples

Standing Up in Abusive Relationships

Suzanna Suzanna was swept off her feet by Stanley. He was charismatic, charming, interesting, and really attentive. In the early days they would go out for really long dates and the time would fly. After 6 months of dating, Stanley asked Suzanna to move in with him and she said yes. A week prior to […]

Posted On: 8 Mar,2010 By:
Category: Abuse, Response-based therapy

Violence Against Women: Responding to Abuse

There is a lot of information and support for people who are in abusive relationships. Traditional support seems to regard people who have experienced emotional abuse or physical abuse as somehow damaged, dysfunctional, and deficient. There is, however, a growing idea that people respond to abuse in a variety of ways, that they do things […]