Men Don’t Outgrow Being Abusers

We rationalize until we can’t rationalize anymore.  Sound familiar?  If you’ve ever lived in abuse, you comprehend the reality of that statement.  Mickie shares the story of an abused woman as reported to Huffington Post.  It’s not Mickie’s story, it is Jessica’s;  a...

Being Aware of Your Thoughts

Our brains process 12,000 to 70,000 thoughts a day.  Our conscious mind processes 40 bits of information per second; our subconscious mind processes 40 Million bits of information per second!  Mickie provides ideas and a fun experiment to learn how to be aware of your...

His Love Hurts with Amber Castleman

Abuse survivor and author, Amber Castleman, speaks her truth in this candid discussion with Mickie.  Her new book His Love Hurts; How to Break Free from Your Abuser, and this open conversation with Surviving Abuse Podcast, chronicle Amber’s turbulent and seemingly...

You Sound Like a Battered Wife

Mickie shares an anonymous story she found on line, a fabulous description of the emotions created by living in abuse, finally accepting the reality of the situation and the danger, emotion, and freedom of escaping.  “Your real friends will listen to you endlessly...