“Rescuing your relationship means rescuing you. Until you begin to live with dignity, respect, and emotional integrity, you will not have that quality and level of interaction with anyone else.” Phil McGraw In “Santa Barbara Secrets” Dr. Penelope Barker and Rebecca Simpson explore their new relationship, asking the tough questions regarding emotional commitment, their past heterosexual relationships and what brought them together. The third in the “J” Team series is available at Amazon, your library and local women’s resource center. If you are involved in a relationship issue, “Santa Barbara … Continue reading
Does an abuser you know fit one of these categories?
The above title was told to thirty female defensive tactics students in a gym. The comment was prompted by a student declaring that she was having difficulty accepting the philosophy of, “Attacking your Attacker”. The woman making the Title statement continued with, “He wasn’t always this way but he was having difficulties at work and wouldn’t talk about them. He would drink and become violent. I left him two weeks ago and obtained a protection order thanks to the help and guidance of the Women’s Resource Centre. The problem is … Continue reading
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 quality and level of interaction with anyone else.” Phil McGraw “Elisabeth Henson is a mom that went on quite a big rant after she saw a photo her husband has taken of himself and their baby. The cute photo shows the father cradling the baby while eating a snack. However, … Continue reading
Whether the issue is parents not vaccinating their children and now, as teens, revolting and having the vaccination or parents directing their teens into careers, relationships or social encounters against their will, teens are rebelling in numbers greater than seen in many years. Far too many teens feeling hopeless, leave home and end up on the street. Some are drawn to the mind numbing euphoria of drugs, some solicit to survive while others struggle to discover if a normal life exists and if so, what does it look like. Parents … Continue reading
“Santa Barbara Secrets” is the third in the “J” Team Series which began with “Wyoming Secrets” and the development of the “J” Team to interdict the radical conservative Christians for a Better America. It was followed by “30,000 Secrets” where the “J” Team tracks down the CFBA leaders and fouling their attempt to eliminate hundreds of Democratic politicians on a flight from Minneapolis to LAX.
Don’t live a life of fear. Regain control as so many other women have.
Wyoming Secrets, 30,000 Secrets, Santa Barbara Secrets and the “J” Team Series are inspirational novels which embolden and motivate women who feel overwhelmed by the threat of violence in their lives.
McCormick’s female characters personify his students who have captured courage and changed their lives.
You turfed your abuser. Now what? Healing will take time and patience. Assessing what went wrong in your abusive relationship can consume you. Don’t do it. Shit happens. We make mistakes and end up with the wrong person. Changing locations, getting a new job and moving on works. Not immediately, but it does according to many women who have, unfortunately, been in your shoes. Read the entire blog and find useful suggestions on how to move on with your life, then combine those idea with what Rachel is offering. Here … Continue reading
Flirting with Death. Violent men will always abound and police are reactive. Women need to be proactive embracing themselves and their safety.