Dating after abusive relationships
Looking from the outside, you would think when someone finally escapes an abusive relationship, the worst is over. And parts of it can, surprisingly, be tougher and more painful, in a way, than the suffering they endured at the hands of their tormentor. But after the external danger is gone, and the abuser is (at least physically) out of the picture, the survivor’s internal journey is only beginning.Calls are for Members Only (although you can join the first call for free). The Gold Level gives you access to any ONE Social Interest Group and ONE Class–and other benefits listed below the form.
You learned to be submissive and silent, to second- or even third-guess yourself, to start every sentence with “I’m sorry.” You learned to walk around minefields and stay out of the line of fire.
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