Fear and Guilt Will Keep You in an Abusive Relationship If You Let Them (Don’t Let Them)

The Invisible Scar

[via flickr user ajari] [via flickr user ajari] You’ve long suspected something is not quite normal about your relationship with your parents. Perhaps you even sought answers and read about the signs ofemotional child abuse.

Now, you have come to the hard, cold realization that you’ve beenemotionally abused as a childand that the abuse has extended into youradulthood.

So, what do you do now?

Your First Few Steps Towards Healing

First, you need some emotional breathing room to just grasp the reality of what has been happening. That means to take a break from interacting with your abusive parents. (Whether the break is permanent or temporary isn’t the focus right now.)

The focus is you—your coming to grips with your past abuse and present situation, your attempts to reconcile what you thought was real and what actually is, your desire to get a…

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  1. Veronica Jarski | The Invisible Scar

    Thanks for reblogging! May the article be helpful to others and let them know they are not alone.

    Peace be with you!

    1. I thank you Veronica for your blog The Invisible Scar and for this post, in particular. It is my hope and prayer that others know that they are not alone too.

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