Category Archives: abuseposts

Don’t Give Up The Day Before The Miracle Happens

by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. “….in the spring becomes the rose…” Please don’t give up the day before the miracle happens. I ended my marriage at least 4 years after I wanted to. The reasons were varied and complicated, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode 9 Show Notes

Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast In this episode we are Talking About Feel The Fear and Do It Anyway!!!! This is the podcast that tackles tough questions about relationships, life, love and loss. The Mean Lady Podcast is hosted … Continue reading

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Leaving The Abusive Relationship

Part 1 of 4: I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know By Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2018 All rights reserved Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual. It can be but doesn’t have to be all 5. … Continue reading

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Journey From Abuse

On this Mother’s Day, I am reminded that I left my abuser when the abuse started to be doled out to my children. I had no job and no place to go and that is typically when the cheating and … Continue reading

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The Pathological NARCISSIST

A person void of empathy, love or enjoyment is not someone to love by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2018 REQUESTED REPOST.   Kernberg and Kohut are known as the “fathers” of narcissism.  As I am hard at work on … Continue reading

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Leaving The Abusive Relationship

Part 1 of 4: I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know By Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2018 All rights reserved Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual. It can be but doesn’t have to be all 5. … Continue reading

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Leaving the Abusive Relationship

Part 2 of 4: I had no self-esteem by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2017 When enormous grief hit me a week or so after I threw out my abusive husband, the only thing I wanted was to put the relationship … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Abusive Relationship

Getting Out of the Abusive Relationship by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed.   @susanjae It IS possible to be happy, healthy and find a loving partner after abuse NOTE:  This entry covers all kinds of abusive relationships but before reading this for … Continue reading

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