Explaining Parental Entitlement Beliefs in Dysfunctional Families

“In the minds of my parents, they are the victims; I am the abuser.” Christina Enevoldsen I began writing this blog post a few years ago inspired by the blog post on the Overcoming Sexual Abuse website “Exposing the Incest Family Secrets”. In this article Christina Enevoldsen shares about how her mother’s dismissive treatment of her … Continue reading "Explaining Parental Entitlement Beliefs in Dysfunctional Families"

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Is There Such a Thing as Justifiable Anger for Victims of Child Abuse?

    I posted the following quote on EFB Facebook and I was a little surprised by the response it triggered. “Abusive, controlling, entitled people and the people who are afraid of them will say almost anything to get you to shut up. They will label you as angry, hateful and unforgiving if you decide … Continue reading "Is There Such a Thing as Justifiable Anger for Victims of Child Abuse?"

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Facebook Parenting for the Troubled Teen ~ How Kids are Devalued

The anti bullying community and survivor communities are somewhat divided in their response to this video "facebook parenting for the troubled teen". Some find this man really harsh and out of line, but the majority are cheering him on as though he is the new poster boy for healthy and fantastic parenting. The comments on the video are worse than the video itself if you want some insight into how society believes kids, especially teenagers, should be treated

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