Stockholm Syndrome

Stockholm Syndrome is a plausible reason women stay in abusive relationships. It is a condition often found with kidnap victims, hostages or anyone who has been in a "life and death" situation for an extended period of time. The victim becomes sympathetic to the abuser's way of thinking and will even fight being rescued because …

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I Wish I Could Find The Words

There are no words to describe the pain I feel. I can't explain why I stayed for 10 yrs, I can't explain why I have cried for days in a row because I was talking to people who know J and told me a few things about his new relationship. I have had breakups before …

I Had No Idea How Damaged I Am

I knew I was hurting, angry and lonely but I don't think any one can understand, even me, how devastating the constant abuse from JC was. At times I feel obsessed about him and the past 10 years. Its like driving past an accident and not being able to stop yourself from looking. I read …