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    Have We Learned to Ignore Emotional Abuse?

    Emotional abuse is like the parable—pervasive, self-perpetuating, and so common that everyone can relate to it. In fact, that’s part of the problem: it is so common. Being a part of the cultural, social, and personal landscape, it has come to be ignored. As long …

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    When Abuse Becomes Denial

    By Sarah Newman, MA “The victim who is able to articulate the situation of the victim has ceased to be a victim: he or she has become a threat.” — James Baldwin I used to think that abuse victims who lived in denial of their …

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    The day I realized the child abuse I suffered wasn’t my fault – Anonymous

    This is a story from a woman in the UK. Denial is a funny thing, isn’t it? I’m sitting at a dinner party, freshly wounded from a failed relationship, and someone is talking drunkenly about Jimmy Savile. “Well all those people who have come forward …

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    Abusers Deny or Minimize the Abuse

    This is a thorough and important informational blogpost from the “Sanctuary for the Abused” website on denial of abuse by abusers and how to identify an abuser. Here is the first section of the blogpost: Types of Denial 1.Total outright denial “It never happened, or it was not …

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