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Living In The In-Between

by Susan J. Elliott J.D., M.Ed.Copyright © 2006-2019When I was in graduate school, I was changing my life as were many fellow "adult learners" as we night program students were called. To help some of us deal with our new position in life as "students" when most of us...

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Women: Being Unavailable Vs. Playing a Game

by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright © Susan J. Elliott All Rights Reserved Is it a game or just a good idea? Backstory to this post: I wrote this article as a chapter for Getting Back Out There and my editor at Da Capo (now Hachette Books) refused to include it...

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10 Ways To Tell If You’re Being Gaslighted

Backstory to this post:  I wrote this originally for Psychology Today until all the brain cells fell out of that head of theirs and they decided to side with abusers and against DV victims. For the full story on that, listen to Mean Lady Talking Podcast episode 13...

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Leaving the Abusive Relationship

by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Author: Getting Past Your Breakup: How To Turn A Devastating Loss Into The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You (Hachette Book Group 2009)Getting Back Out There: Secrets to Successful Dating and Finding Real Love After the Big Breakup...

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The Original Leaving the Abusive Relationship

Backstory to this post: The GPYB website has been here since 2007 and its predecessor was the GPYP blog which was on the internet from 2005 - 2007. In 2019, the website was given a long-overdue revamp and I have been re-running posts from the original (GPYP blog and...

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Backstory to this post:  In my GPYP class, the majority of students seemed to be women in their late 30s, early 40s who were divorcing after spending many years supporting a spouse's career and raising children. Their identities had been completed subsumed by their...

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