Domestic Abuse

Emotional abuse toward a spouse is increasingly common among couples because of the nature to not directly associate it with abuse. When one partner is being condescending, dismissive, aggressive, or taking away a partner’s experience of an issue within the relationship, The struggle for power and control in a relationship becomes real.

Domestic violence is intimate partner violence. Domestic abuse knows no socioeconomic status; both the wealthy and impoverished are plagued with its effects. Domestic violence also does not discriminate within sexual orientation.

  • Are you struggling with anxiety and depression?
  • Are you a victim of domestic violence?
  • Have you witnessed domestic violence growing up?
  • Are you looking to improve your self esteem after a past relationship?
  • Do you live your life feeling guarded/protected, not allowing people to get close to you?
  • Are you having trouble connecting with yourself or others due to trauma of abuse?

“Intimate partner violence is usually a maladaptive familial pattern that is passed down throughout generations due to the profound effects it has on family members and children exposed to the violence.  It is learned and can be un-learned. If you were a child exposed to domestic violence in your early development, you might be carrying the effects of this trauma alongside childhood unmet needs and wants.”

Survivors of domestic violence often feel much shame, guilt, low self-esteem, depression, anxiety and Post Traumatic Stress. Survivors of domestic violence, especially women, find it difficult to assert themselves with others. Women are cultured and socialized to be the caretakers of their families, and are often not allowed to fully be themselves and focus on their needs and dreams. Similarly, men are also cultured and socialized to suppress their emotions, maintain tough guises, and not be vulnerable. Both genders are stuck in a vicious cycle of rigid gender constructs that do not allow for appropriate expressions of feelings and emotions. The constructs are extremes and perpetuate cycles of violence.

“I can help you on your journey to move forward, break the cycle of abuse of self and others, find understanding in being vulnerable, and empower you to be who you are at your essence, your innermost peaceful nature.”

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