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Abusive Relationships - Planning and Executing Your Getaway
When planning to leave an abusive relationship, it's important to have an escape plan. Here, Sam Vaknin offers a general guide to planning your escape. it describes options and institutions which are common the world over. You should be the one to fill in the blanks and locate the relevant shelters and agencies in your domicile.
Coping with Stalking and Stalkers: Getting Help
This article is meant to be a general guide to seeking and finding help. It does not contain addresses, contacts, and phone numbers. It is not specific to one state or country. Rather, it describes options and institutions which are common the world over. You should be the one to locate the agencies and services in your area.
I am trying to remember the Red Flags that indicate a man may be an abuser.
Do you have a list of these?
How can I persuade someone to get out of an abusive relationship?
The Pathological Charmer
The narcissist is confident that people find him irresistible. His unfailing charm is part of his self-imputed omnipotence. This inane conviction is what makes the narcissist a pathological charmer.
I want to leave my 'partner' but he has assured me that if I do, he will make my life hell.
Is there anything I can do to stop him and still leave?
Statistics of Abuse and Stalking
Before we proceed to outline the psychological profile of the stalker, it is important to try and gauge the extent of the problem by quantifying its different manifestations. More plainly, studying the available statistics is both enlightening and useful.
The Narcissist and His Family
We are all members of a few families in our lifetime: the one that we are born to and the one(s) that we create. We all transfer hurts, attitudes, fears, hopes and desires — a whole emotional baggage — from the former to the latter. The narcissist is no exception. Sam Vaknin explores the dynamic between the narcissist and his family.
My friend is ill and pregnant, but her husband still forces her to have sex.
He threatens her and once, he bit her. How can I help her?
The Three Forms of Closure
Depending on the severity, duration, and nature of the abuse, there are three forms of effective closure. Sam Vaknin explores each in this article.