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Societal reaction to an abused person oscillates wildly with physical age, gender, sexual orientation, cultural heritage and religious dogma.

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Without prejudice, survivors deserve unbiased respect; lawful protection; affordable or free legal defence; accessible local support and safe refuge networks.

We know the truth

Abuse devastates body, mind and spirit. With knowledge and support, together we can end it for all people everywhere.

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Abuse is spiteful and degrading. Abuse hurts - abuse destroys. No one asks for it. No creature deserves it. None of us should live with it or put up with it. Period." - Quote by Sherry Jackson from Heart 2 Heart Living - 2003

You are not a victim - you're a survivor.  And we're glad you found us.

Life inside an abusive relationship is lonely and humiliating. No one and no living thing is safe from the possibility of a bully, an abuser or personality disordered individual trying to take advantage, do harm, use or manipulate for their own benefit. You may feel like you are the only one - you are not.

  • Are you here because you know you are being abused? Do you think you might be, but aren't sure?
  • Do you want to leave but you are afraid or don't know how to go about it? Are you planning to leave or want to leave an abusive relationship and you need support?
  • Are you here because you have recently ended an abusive relationship and you need to understand what happened to you, how it happened, why it happened and how you can best reclaim your life?

We're a self-help resource and support network for abused women and men. Here, you will begin understanding and healing, all in complete privacy - all in your own time.

We're a safe, quiet place to find the answers you need to start living your life on your terms.

You own the right to be treated with kindness, love and respect. Claim it! It's time for you to gather up your spirit and rejoin the world. You have been alone and hurt for long enough.

Now it's your time to fly - to thrive and become all that you can be. Your survival instinct has kicked in. Welcome back

Emotional abuse is underneath all other types of abuse. The most damaging aspect of abuse is the trauma to our hearts and souls from being betrayed by the people that we love and trust. - Robert Burney

MHT  Men Hurt Too  |  SYS  Save Yourself  |  AWH  A Woman's Heart

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MHT: Ultra-Sensitive Men & Abuse » We all have difficulty dealing with conflict in a relationship. The ultra-sensitive man's reactions to an abusive relationship aren't different, but they can be more intense ...

SYS: Inside Serial Bullies » Embittered by an abusive upbringing, seething with resentment, irritated by others' failure to fulfil his or her superior sense of entitlement, and fuelled by anger ....

SYS: 3 Drama Roles » We're baited to play each one. It's helpful to learn what the costs and trade-offs are for each of the three roles. Each role has its own language, beliefs and ....

MHT: Sensitive Men Survival Tips » Ted Zeff Ph.D. has listed 37 tips for sensitive men under the headings of Create a Daily Routine,Using the senses to calm the HSP, Important points in reducing time pressure plus ...

AWH: Leaving - think ahead » - Always remember: Safety First. Leaving an abusive partner is a very difficult thing to do. It frequently feels like you are failing, or destroying your family, or not trying to work things out, or not giving your partner a second chance. It hurts, and it's scary ...



The thing always happens that you believe in; and the belief in a thing makes it happen. - Frank Lloyd Wright

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We've been quietly sharing our resources with the world since 2003 - doing our part to help end all abuse, everywhere.

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Of Special Interest
  • Meet the Cluster B personality disorders. Chances are you already know one - or two.

  • And just what the hell is wrong with being sensitive? Giving in-sensitives the full monty.

  • Is your partner either loving or hateful? Peaceful or raging? Gloriously happy or depressed?

  • You own the right to be treated with kindness, love and respect - take the steps to reclaim your life!