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He Doesn’t Want to Lose Me to Counseling

He Doesn’t Want to Lose Me to Counseling

December 8, 2019

In today's episode, I answered a question from a woman about her husband's infidelity and the red flag of him not wanting her to go to counseling. Don't forget to register for my Live Webinar Boundaries Series this Saturday. Happy Listening!

 

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Note:  If you’re experiencing the 4 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse, Abandonment) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

Michelle Goodloe, LMSW: The Difference Between Responding & Reacting

Michelle Goodloe, LMSW: The Difference Between Responding & Reacting

December 1, 2019

I invited Therapist, G. Michelle Goodloe, to dig a bit deeper in her blog post, "The Difference Between Responding and Reacting", and we discussed:

  • The 'Invisible Luggage' that we carry into our romantic relationships, work spaces, and friendships
  • How to stop reacting in the heat of the moment
  • How toxic relationships can impact your ability to know if you were really at fault
  • How to know if you’re in a safe relationship
  • The process between responding and reacting in your relationships

Get in touch with G. Michelle Goodloe https://gmichelle.com/

Read Michelle’s post “The Difference Between Responding and Reacting” https://gmichelle.com/2019/11/04/the-difference-between-responding-and-reacting/

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Note:  If you’re experiencing the 4 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse, Abandonment) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

When You Don’t Have a Home to go to for the Holidays

When You Don’t Have a Home to go to for the Holidays

November 24, 2019

In this raw and revealing episode, I shared my heart about a recent trigger I experienced and how I'm dealing with it. I hope that this episode sheds light on what parentless adults experience and how to heal from a broken heart caused by neglect, abuse, or abandonment. Have a Happy Thanksgiving and take care of yourselves!

 

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Resources: For information and support for sexual assault- https://www.rainn.org/ and https://www.nsvrc.org/ 

Note:  If you’re experiencing the 4 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse, Abandonment) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

Rhea Plummer: Superwoman is Dead…I Killed the B*&$#

Rhea Plummer: Superwoman is Dead…I Killed the B*&$#

November 17, 2019

The title of this episode is based on a blog that Rhea Plummer, founder of Fab Wives, wrote to help wives stop functioning as machines and start functioning as human beings. Rhea joined me in this episode and we discussed:⁣

  • How busyness is used to fulfill a need in our lives⁣
  • How being Superwoman almost ruined Rhea's life
  • How extinguishing the Superwoman in Rhea gave her and her family permission to have fun and relax⁣
  • How journaling has helped Rhea implement peace in her life and start her healing journey with perfectionism⁣
  • How creating and being in a community of like-minded wives fueled Rhea's soul⁣

⁣Want to learn how to extinguish the Superwoman in you and remove the word 'Superwoman' as a badge of honor⁣? Listen today on Podbean at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations.

 

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Resources: For information and support for sexual assault- https://www.rainn.org/ and https://www.nsvrc.org/ 

Note:  If you’re experiencing the 4 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse, Abandonment) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

Should We Marry for Love?

Should We Marry for Love?

November 10, 2019

In this hot topic episode, I shared:

  • The reason I married Jamahl
  • How Jamahl and I redefined love on our terms
  • Considerations for how you want your partner to show up in your relationship
  • Why the term "safety" is a huge part of my relationship

This is a thoughtful and humorous take on this popular topic! Listen today on Podbean at at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations.

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Resources: For information and support for sexual assault- https://www.rainn.org/ and https://www.nsvrc.org/ 

Note:  If you’re experiencing the 4 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse, Abandonment) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

Kristin Paul: Financial Abuse

Kristin Paul: Financial Abuse

November 3, 2019

Author, dedicated advocate, and survivor of domestic violence, Kristin Paul joined me today to discuss another invisible scar of domestic violence. In today's episode, Kristin and I discussed the impact of financial abuse and:⁣

  • the definition of financial abuse⁣
  • statistics of financial abuse⁣
  • examples of financial abuse in a romantic relationship⁣
  • some economic reasons as to why women stay in these abusive relationships⁣
  • how someone overcomes financial abuse ⁣
  • what motivated Kristin to write her book, "Freeing Yourself Financially"⁣

⁣Kristin shares her candid and practical advice on how to start your healing journey from financial abuse. Listen today on Podbean at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations. Happy Listening!

Kristin Paul has spent her life helping others succeed. She is a wife, mother of two boys, and a domestic violence survivor and advocate. Kristin has written Freeing Yourself Financially: A Woman’s Guide to Rebuilding Her Finances After Divorce based on her own experiences in order to help other women achieve financial freedom.

Kristin earned a Master’s Degree in Banking and Finance from the University of Alabama. She has been an Investment Executive and a finance and economics college professor. She writes novels that deal with domestic violence under her pen name, Katelin Maloney.

Kristin’s website is https://www.purpleribbonpublishing.com/ and email address is Kristin@PurpleRibbonPublishing.com. You find information about her books and links to helpful tips on overcoming financial hardship and learning how to thrive financially on her website.

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Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships? Part II

Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships? Part II

October 25, 2019

I'm continuing our courageous conversation, "Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships?" Part II. In today's episode you will learn:⁣

  • ⁣The goals of abusive behaviors ⁣
  • How people are groomed to accept and stay in abusive or neglectful relationships⁣
  • Examples of gaslighting in romantic relationships⁣

⁣Find out how to protect yourself from people who don't have good intentions for you by listening to this episode today on Podbean at at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations. Happy Listening!

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Resources from today’s episode:

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Note:  If you’re experiencing the 3 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

 

 

 

Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships? Part I

Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships? Part I

October 18, 2019

In, "Do I Attract Dysfunctional Relationships" Part I, I share: ⁣

  • ⁣How past trauma opened us up to vulnerabilities in our lives⁣
  • ⁣How people will prey on our vulnerabilities ⁣
  • ⁣How to protect yourself from manipulative, controlling, or abusive folks⁣

⁣Find out how to protect yourself from predatory-minded people by listening to this episode today on Podbean at at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations.

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Resources: For information and support for sexual assault- https://www.rainn.org/ and https://www.nsvrc.org/

Note:  If you’re experiencing the 3 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

Working on Vs. Fighting for Your Relationship

Working on Vs. Fighting for Your Relationship

October 3, 2019

In today’s episode, “Working on Vs. Fighting for Your Relationship” you will discover:

  • The difference between working on a relationship and fighting for one
  • How to have difficult conversations with your partner
  • Why couple’s therapy alone with your partner is not recommended if you’re experiencing the 3 A’s in your relationship
  • What to do when you find yourself fighting for your relationship alone
  • Why all of your excuses for staying in a dysfunctional relationship is preventing you from having a healthy, satisfying, and fun romance

Find out how to receive the love you really desire by listening to this episode today on Podbean at at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations.

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Resources: For information and support for sexual assault- https://www.rainn.org/ and https://www.nsvrc.org/

Note:  If you’re experiencing the 3 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area. 

I Do NOT Need to Learn How to Be a Better Wife

I Do NOT Need to Learn How to Be a Better Wife

September 27, 2019

In, "I Do NOT Need to Learn How to Be a Better Wife", I interviewed, LeTia Wright, a recent guest at my 'A Woman's Healing Retreat' and you will discover: ⁣

  • How LeTia went from depressed and confused to confident and clear-minded by attending 'A Woman's Healing' Retreat⁣
  • How your relationship can impact your mental health⁣
  • How creating your Sister Circle can really help you on your healing journey⁣
  • Examples of verbal abuse⁣

Find out more about LeTia's retreat experience and my counseling and coaching styles by listening to this episode today on Podbean at at http://forloveonly.podbean.com, Apple Podcast, Spotify, or Google Play Music! Remember to subscribe, share, and rate. For Love Only: Courageous Conversations. Happy Listening!

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Note:  If you’re experiencing the 3 A’s (Affairs, Addiction, Abuse) or emotional neglect in your marriage, please seek professional counseling to receive the proper support you need.  You can also reach out to the National Domestic Violence Hotline at http://www.thehotline.org/ or 800.799.7233 to receive resources in your area.