Category Archives: Toxic Relationships

“THE SEXUAL ASSAULTS, THE TEARING MY TOP OPEN AND REACHING IN AND GRASPING MY BREAST.”

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police’s culture is so toxic, the federal government needs to conduct an external, independent review of the RCMP’s future as a federal policing organization, says a former Supreme Court of Canada justice tasked with dealing with the fallout from the force’s historic sexual assault settlement.

“What I learned led me to conclude that a toxic culture prevails in the RCMP. This culture encourages, or at least tolerates, misogynistic, racist and homophobic attitudes among many members of the RCMP,” wrote Michel ​Bastarache in his final report — “Broken Dreams Broken Lives” — which was released today.

“The problem is systemic in nature and cannot be corrected solely by punishing a few ‘bad apples.'”

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Is the relationship worth saving?

Social media is bounteous with negatives regarding men, women, relationships and reasons for divorce. Is yours worth saving? “Rescuing your relationship means rescuing you. Until you begin to live with dignity, respect, and emotional integrity, you will not have that … Continue reading

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Domestic violence and substance abuse are linked. Learn how.

How Domestic Violence and Substance Abuse Are Connected “Domestic violence and substance abuse are intimately linked and often occur simultaneously. They are related much in the same way that co-occurring mental disorders like depression and anxiety are linked to increased … Continue reading

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Relationship Myths. Is your partner a potential abuser?

Is it possible to spot an abusive partner before you get involved? Revealing these myths might enlighten. Spotting a potentially abusive partner “Dr. Phil blows the whistle on 10 of the most common but dangerous relationship myths.” Think your relationship … Continue reading

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When to dump him. Six RED FLAGS you made a mistake.

When do you know? How about when he farts in front of you? Or, asks you to dinner and you end up at a fast food joint? You convince him to take you to a fine-dining restaurant. You take time … Continue reading

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Psychopaths and sociopaths. Are you living with one?

Shahida Arabi’s explains the four ways toxic people such as malignant narcissists, psychopaths and those with antisocial traits engage in maladaptive behaviors in relationships to an excessive extent in an effort to escape accountability for their actions. Here are 6 … Continue reading

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