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Freedom From Toxic Relationships

You're Only As Troubled As The Relationship You're In

Kyle Benson | Posted 12.25.2016 | Divorce
Kyle Benson

"All happiness or unhappiness solely depends upon the quality of the [person] to which we are attached by love." -Baruch Spinoza Meet Steven. Steven h...

If You Think It's Love Because The Sex Is Hot, Think Again

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Why Do Women Stay in Abusive Relationships? My boyfriend (whom we'll call Xavier) and I hadn't made love in a month. That's because exactly one mon...

A Cool Recovery Tool: It Helps You Act/Not React In A Toxic Relationship

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Put this one in your emotional toolbox, stat! When we're in a relationship with a toxic person aka Mope-About, Passive-Aggressive Ballroom Champion, ...

4 Things You Learn When You Let Go Through Travel

Jillian Goltzman | Posted 03.02.2017 | Women
Jillian Goltzman

Far off lands and luxurious castles -- this may sound like your cliché Disney setting, but three years ago I strived to make it my reality. At 23 yea...

God Helped This Agnostic End a Toxic Relationship

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.21.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I was raised Mormon, which didn't suit me. The "One True Church" aspect smacked of hubris and the focus on "Sin" made me rebellious toward a judgmenta...

Break Your Addiction to Toxic Men; My 3-Step Bible

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 07.17.2016 | Women
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

Addiction to a toxic man prone to Asshattery is no different than addiction to a substance. And I should know because I've been there!

5 Ways to Stop Attracting Toxic People

Jennifer Twardowski | Posted 01.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Twardowski

A while back I found myself in a conversation with someone about the topic of being around toxic people -- or, as I prefer to call it, people who exhi...

Think You've Found True Love This Valentine's Day? 12 Signs It's Endless Love (and 10 Signs It's Gotta End)

Avril Carruthers | Posted 04.15.2014 | Women
Avril Carruthers

There are no guarantees for any relationship. You can't know for sure that it will last a lifetime because we're not static beings, but living, growing individuals.

7 Steps To Freeing Yourself From Toxic Relationships This Year

Avril Carruthers | Posted 03.07.2014 | Women
Avril Carruthers

Often, we find ourselves inadvertently repeating the habitual relational patterns of our family of origin. Being aware of this can allow us the space to make different decisions about how we want to be. But it's hard work. Old emotional ties can make this a sticky process.