Stories 16 and 17: Patricia and Quinn #survivorstories @commdiginews

October 16, 2014 – Patricia’s story: Leave abusive, toxic relationships before it is too late October 17, 2014 – Quinn’s story: Self-reflection and accountability ends the abuse pattern BETHESDA, Maryland, October 16, 2014 — Patricia* is a survivor of...

We Can't Break the Sociopath's Cycle, but We Can Break Our Own

Many of us were pushed by the sociopath into believing we were the one with the serious mental defect. The sociopath would go as far as telling us that we were bi-polar or suffered from borderline personality disorder. The boy in my story went as far as visiting a...

Shifting gears and getting down to more awareness business

Thanks to many factors and revelations over the course of several years, my life has come full circle, and it’s heading into another orbit as I write. I feel stronger and more confident today than I’ve ever felt in my life. I’m no longer the...
Share your story of survival and recovery with me for my next book!

Share your story of survival and recovery with me for my next book!

I am writing a follow-up book to Escaping the Boy: My Life with a Sociopath and would like you and your story to be a part of it! Submit your story! My second book will focus on healing and recovery from pathological love relationships using mindful approaches like...

Lend my book to a friend for FREE!

“Escaping the Boy” is available for the Nook and Kindle. Amazon Kindle and B&N Nook owners can loan a copy to a friend for free for 14 days, and your friend doesn’t need a Kindle or Nook to read it. Spread awareness. Purchase or share your copy...

“Are you okay?”

Often, there is a much darker side to domestic violence and intimate partner abuse beyond the physical assaults and destruction of property. I’m referring to the destruction of the victim’s ability to find a purpose to go on living. At my most depressed...