Why am I so Afraid of You? (annie's Corner)
I was always afraid that if I let someone know the real me, that they might not like what they see. I was afraid of intimacy...even with my husband.
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When are You Going to Get on with Life? (annie's Corner)
Many people who have not gone through the recovery process for sexual abuse do not understand whats involved and can grow impatient wondering when the problem will finally be fixed.
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The Healing Power of Grief (annie's Corner)
As survivors of sexual abuse, we have been hurt most by the ones we should have been able to trust...so much pain...how do we heal from this?
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Get Out of the Distorted Thinking Trap (Survivors (General))
Distorted thinking is something that most people have in one way or another. Here is a cognitive/behavioral therapy list of some of the common distortions that people have and how these related to me
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Sabotaging Intimacy (Female Survivors)
"...many people are afraid of intimacy because intimacy requires risk and vulnerability. The closer someone is to us, the more power they have to potentially hurt us."
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Identifying Anger Problems (Survivors (General))
Everyone has a "fighting style." Whatís your style? Is your style healthy? Read on for more.
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What Survivors Need from Loved Ones (Loved Ones of Survivors)
No two peoples stories, reactions, pain, or recovery will be exactly the same. However, there are many things we do share in the recovery process. Get to know the survivor in your life and allow...
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Living With an Abused Child (Parents of Survivors)
As a mother, the feelings of helplessness are beyond anyoneís imagination who hasnít been there.
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Profile of a Child Molester (Parents of Survivors)
Remember, you canít pick an abuser out of a crowd. There are no social or economic barriers. An abuser can be the president of a company, your brother, friend, father, grandfather, uncle, neighbor,..
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Protecting Your Child (Parents of Survivors)
A child molester is not someone you can pick out of a crowd. He or she is not characterized by such things as social status, religious or non-religious beliefs, physical traits, or economical status.
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