STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 14)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

19th November 2016 We got quite a lot accomplished today, Brandon and I. He’s a stickler for time. I was fifteen minutes late meeting him outside Yamaha Music (but that was the train’s fault, not mine), but luckily he didn’t berate me too much. I should definitely go in there more regularly, rather than simply […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 13)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

31st October 2016 I can’t believe it – I actually like working on Mondays! I never thought I would ever say that. Everyone is just so nice and it is a great feeling working as part of an awesome team! I just need to try to leave work on time. I don’t mind doing extra […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 12)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

24th October 2016 Today was my first day at my work training course in Eastbourne. It’s been pretty intensive so far but I’m glad I’m on it. The courses away are part of the reason I decided chose this job role with this company over the other I was offered. I need my independence. It […]

BAD BOYS ARE BAD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH!!! (VIDEO)

Bad Boys Are Bad For Your Mental Health!!

Treat ’em mean to keep ’em keen??? I certainly DON’T subscribe to that!!!! To mark my 100th blog post, I have made a video on bad boys – a risk to your sanity and wellbeing! Are you a bad boy or have you dated one? What were your experiences like? Please leave your comments below. […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 11)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

29th April 2016 It’s been a whole week since I’ve written in you Diary. I’m just fed up of mentioning that g*t! These past few months my diary entries have been completely dominated by him, and he’s absolutely not worth it. He’s not worth losing my friends over. I will try to make amends with […]

8 REASONS WHY PEOPLE STAY IN UNHAPPY RELATIONSHIPS

Staying in unhappy relationships can be oppressive.

No one should stay in a relationship that makes them unhappy. It sounds simple enough to say. But it doesn’t mean it is as simple as that in reality. The fact of the matter is, lots of people are stuck in unhappy relationships. And that’s really, really sad. Some people are tolerating so many straws, […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 10)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

21st April 2016 Sorry Diary. I couldn’t bring myself to write anything else last night. My heart is completely shattered into tiny shards. I have lost my boyfriend and I’ve been completely humiliated in front of my friends. They are trying to give me some space – I didn’t see them at breakfast. My head […]

COMBATTING THE ‘CONTROL FREAK’ (PART 2)

Combatting 'control freaks' is easy when you know how...

Arm yourself with the following defence strategies: 1. Keep calm Think calming, peaceful thoughts while you are under assault. A gentle flowing stream? A warm and sunny summer’s day etc.? You get my drift.  You can even attempt taking subtle deep breaths and concentrate on that. Try not to get angry (I know that’s easier […]

STORY CORNER: DIARY OF AN ABUSED LOVER (CHAPTER 9)

Unhappy woman in an abusive relationship

17th April 2016 I’ve never been so excited – tomorrow will start the best few days of my life! Days to spend with my boyfriend, away from judgemental parents and family and meddling Chantal. And the opportunity to EXPLORE!!! Marcus can’t get a room for tomorrow, since the hotel is fully booked, but will join […]