Stronger at the Broken Places

How challenges can strengthen your relationship

Recovery Is a Full-Time Job

As anyone who has ever been a victim of childhood abuse knows, the experience involves an almost complete eradication of personal boundaries, a loss of control over one's own body, and deep shame, since the child almost always feels to some degree responsible for the transgression. Read More

Thanks for the timely article

Having just lost my father, the abuser, I find myself on the edge of my emotions like I haven't been in decades. Thanks for the article. I feel a little less fragile.

It's quite a process to

It's quite a process to recover from trauma, betrayal, and loss. For a while we can feel quite tender and vulnerable, like an exposed nerve. With support from those who care for us, the healing process is so much easier.

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Linda Bloom, L.C.S.W., and Charlie Bloom, M.S.W., are the authors of Secrets of Great Marriages: Real Truths from Real Couples About Lasting Love.

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