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12 Types of Lies and Deception

12 Types of Lies and Deception 0

How can you tell if someone is lying? Even worse, how can you tell if someone you love is lying to you? First: learn that there is more than one way to lie. 

“Everyone has a right to their own opinion,

but not to their own facts.”

—Ricky Gervais

Why are people drawn to not telling the truth? Abusive people often use any of a dozen types of lies to meet their self-centered objectives.

Click Read More for Why people lie and 12 Ways Abusive People Lie and Deceive 

How women spiritually abuse men

How women spiritually abuse men 0

Spiritual and religious beliefs and practices go to the core of who you are. When they are used as a weapon against you, the wounding can be extremely deep and devastating.

Being abused in this way can create spiritual turmoil and discombobulate your view of the world.

Spiritual abuse is the use of religious or spiritual practices, beliefs, organizations, leaders, or communities to abuse another human being.

Spiritual abuse of a partner involves distortion, extortion, or extraction.

How women emotionally and psychologically abuse men

How women emotionally and psychologically abuse men 0

Emotional and psychological abuses tear a person up inside. They are disturbing, distracting, and debilitating. All other categories of abuse have an emotional/psychological component.

A woman may emotionally and psychologically abuse a man in a myriad of ways:

Signs of a Verbally Abusive Wife or Girlfriend

Signs of a Verbally Abusive Wife or Girlfriend 0

Verbal abuse ranges from rageful to passive aggressive to silent. It can be in-your-face bullying or performed in a more backdoor subversive way. Verbally abusive women can achieve their goal to demean, control, or punish loudly or quietly.

Verbal abuse might more properly be called communication abuse. It isn’t just words that are the mechanism for abuse. Tone and body language can also be abusive tools.

Verbal abuse instruments cover a broad range:

How women legally abuse men

How women legally abuse men 0

A woman’s use of the legal or judicial system to control, demean, or punish her partner or ex-partner is legal abuse.

In these cases, police officers, lawyers, judges, domestic violence advocates, and the justice system itself become her accomplices. Unfortunately, such individuals and systems cooperate with women’s abuses far too often. (I’m not saying that they are always skewed in favor of women, just that it is happening a lot.)

An abusive woman might falsify information in order to manipulate the legal system so that she can:

5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Acceptance

5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Acceptance 0

 "The happiness, the peace, and the love you crave cannot happen without Self-acceptance.” - Robert Holden

 We don’t just have relationships with other people, we also have a relationship with our self. And that relationship is foundational to all other relationships. 

If you don’t accept yourself, you probably don’t accept other people either.

Shame, guilt, perfectionism, and old negative messages repeating in your mind, can all contribute to being down on yourself.

Being unhappy with yourself taints every aspect of your life.

Here are 5 ways to increase your self-acceptance: