Depending on your relationship with your husband or partner, it can be safer and better to secretly move out. How do you know if you should keep your move a secret? Not to mention your new location or specific reasons for leaving. Should you talk… Read More »Should You Tell Him You’re Leaving or Secretly Move Out?
When to Break Up
Making good decisions is difficult at the best of times, because you just never know what the future holds! Making a decision about your relationship – especially if you’ve been going back and forth for months or even years – is confusing and even painful.… Read More »How to Stop Going Back and Forth in Your Relationship
Do you want to leave your husband, but have nowhere to go? Here’s what to expect at a women’s shelter. I worked at a safe house for women and children, and know how to prepare to leave an unhealthy and abusive relationship. If you’re in an abusive… Read More »What Happens When You Call a Shelter or Safe House?
How do you know if he’s the right guy for you? These three signs will help you decide if you should stop dating him. You don’t have to be critical or pick apart everything he says and does…you just have to pay attention to your intuition.
Even when a relationship isn’t healthy and has to end, breaking up is hard to do. When you understand why breakups are so difficult, you increase your chances of healing and moving on. These ten reasons breaking up is hard to do will give you insight and wisdom, which will help you get over the breakup.
Your husband drinks too much, and it’s affecting your family, finances, and future. Should you give up on an alcoholic husband, or keep hoping and praying he’ll stop drinking? Leaving isn’t easy because you have so many things to consider…
Leaving a verbally abusive relationship when you have nowhere to go, nobody to talk to, and nothing to lean on will take grit, courage and strength. You may not feel ready to actually leave, but you can start reflecting on the steps toward freedom. Each of these five examples or signs of verbal abuse are paired with an idea for getting out of the relationship.
You feel guilty, but you just don’t love your husband the way you once did. You haven’t told anyone that guilt is keeping in a marriage you wish was over. How do you live with a man you don’t love? Maybe you even cheated on him and you feel guilty for that, too. You don’t feel like you can leave…and yet you feel like you can’t stay married. How do you cope with a marriage rooted in guilt and shame?