Quote on abuse: Survivors of any and all abuse become very good at anticipating moods of others, looks, actions, all of it in an effort to survive. Believing that if we can be agreeable, be compliant and loving, do things how they want, that we will be safe. This becomes our way of live." - Darlene Ouimet. www.HealthyPlace.com

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What Abuse Survivors Don’t Know: Ten Life-Changing Truths to Embrace on the Healing Journey | Self-Care Haven

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Nothing is worse than being in a relationship with someone that is using you for their own gains, emotionally abusing you, and all the while professing their love for you to the world. Only to later leave you and paint you as the villain .. loving a narcissist sucks.

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This may describe the aftermath, but it is by no means the end of your story. Don't allow them so much space in your head or power over your future.

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All are guilty of being the axe at some time in their life whether it's intended or not but when you are the tree that's karma giving you a reminder.

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