abuse Archives - Elisabeth Klein

I Think My Husband Abuses Me. Now What?

Let’s say your husband hits you. Or pushes you. Or slaps you. Or let’s say he has never hit you. But he has forced you – forced you – to have sex when you said no. Or let’s say he hasn’t hit you and he hasn’t forced you to have sex. Let’s say it’s not that obvious....

Toxic People

tox·ic /ˈtäksik/ poisonous, venomous, dangerous, destructive, harmful, unsafe, injurious tox·ic person someone who is poisonous, venomous, dangerous, destructive, harmful, unsafe, injurious I think that when we think of a toxic person, we think of someone who is...

Should You Stay or Should You Go?

So you’re married. And it’s hard. Like, it’s harder than you thought it would be. Maybe there’s a lot of fighting. Or he’s been unfaithful. Or there’s an addiction. Or abuse. Or pornography. Or utter boredom. Or you’re roommates at best. And in the quietness of your...

Detaching with Love

Books have been written about detaching with love. I cannot possibly begin to cover it in one teeny tiny blog post, and yet, it’s an important enough topic that I’m frankly surprised I never touched on it before now. Detaching with love is the goal in any...