Category Archives: featured

The Original Leaving the Abusive Relationship

This post has been pulled apart and made into parts of other posts and had a few different versions.  Someone reminded me of this post tonight, and I thought I’d rerun it. I originally wrote it in 2007 a year … Continue reading

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Annual Responsibility to the World Community Post

Thou shalt not be a victim. Thou shalt not be a perpetrator. Above all, thou shalt not be a bystander. -Sign in the Holocaust Museum, Washington DC I’ve posted this every January for the past 5 years. It’s a rather … Continue reading

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Holidays and Happiness

“If we’d stop trying to be happy we could have a pretty good time.” – Edith Wharton The holidays tend to push someone else’s idea of happiness upon us. We are told this is the “most wonderful time of the … Continue reading

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Reconciliation: A Means or an End?

by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright @ Susan J. Elliott “The only hope is no hope.” ~ George Costanza Most of the time we don’t talk about reconciliations. I find that there is a small percentage of couples who … Continue reading

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The Annual Post-Breakup Holidays Post

  “I cannot believe I’m alone on Christmas Eve.” – me (first holidays post-separation) This blog started on November 29, 2006. This post below was one of the first posts and received ASTOUNDING responses from around the globe! I post … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 36C Show Notes

Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Grief and Loss Part 3 of 3 Show Notes and Player for Episode 36C See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, GooglePlay, … 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 A rerun for the FB group. Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual. It can be but … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 36C Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Grief and Loss Part 3 of 3 Show Notes and Player for Episode 36C See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 36B Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Grief and Loss Part 2 of 3 Show Notes and Player for Episode 36B See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, GooglePlay, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 36A Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Grief and Loss Part 1 of 3 Show Notes and Player for Episode 36A See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 35 Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about TEXTING!!!! Show Notes and Player for Episode 35  See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, GooglePlay, SoundCloud, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 34 Part 2 Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Listener Email with Two Long Podcsts Show Notes and Player for Episode 34 Part 2 See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 34 Part 1 Show Notes

  Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Listener Email with Two Long Podcsts Show Notes and Player for Episode 34 See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 33 Show Notes

Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Codependency and Building A Life Show Notes and Player for Episode 33 See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: iTunes, GooglePlay, SoundCloud, … Continue reading

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Mean Lady Talking Podcast Episode Number 32 Show Notes

Welcome to the Mean Lady Talking Podcast! In this episode, we’re talking about Listener Email   Today we answer several listener emails Show Notes and Player for Episode 32 See below for links to listen and subscribe on your favorite platform: … Continue reading

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