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Verbal abuse at home is affecting my granddaughter’s self esteem.

I have a 16-year-old granddaughter, her father is not happy in the marital relationship, and therefore without meaning to, is verbally abusing the daughter.  It is obvious that the father is hurting terribly inside.  The verbal abuse is harming my … Continue reading

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I have a twin sister who is married to a man I cannot get along with.

I have a twin sister who is married to a man I cannot get along with. We clash strongly personality-wise. I was strongly opposed to their engagement and marriage, because I did not feel that he treated her with consideration … Continue reading

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How can I get my boyfriend to stop listening to his controlling mother?

How can I get my boyfriend to stop listening to his controlling mother? She is against our getting married. You cannot. Don’t try. It’s not worth it. If your boyfriend really wants to marry you, he will. +50   

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Is there anything I can do to help my sister escape her abusive relationship?

My sister is in an emotionally abusive relationship. He is also unfaithful. After she married him I slowly watched her cut all ties with her friends and then she started to cut ties with the family. She refuses to see … Continue reading

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My boyfriend’s mother is still trying to control his life.

I am in my twenties and have been living with my boyfriend for four years. We plan to marry but have not set the date yet. My “mother-in-law” seems to be fighting to maintain control over as much of her … Continue reading

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How can I fix my relationship with my mother-in-law?

My mother-in-law has made my life really difficult, she has spread lies and rumours about me to the extent that now, when neighbours and  relatives see me, they look at me in a different way. Recently my sister-in-law was talking to one … Continue reading

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My mother-in-law is constantly criticizing me, what can I do?

I have been depressed since the birth of my child 9 months ago. I am doing better but the biggest problem is my mother-in-law. She is always criticizing me, saying I am neglecting my child and a bad mother because … Continue reading

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My sister is in an abusive marriage, how can I help her?

My sister has a four-year-old daughter and is in a bad marriage. Her husband appears perfectly respectable but he isn’t. I don’t think he actually physically abuses her but there is mental abuse. He is a crude bully and puts … Continue reading

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My son is upset because, having separated from his father, I want to take back my family name.

After 4 years of being legally separated, I’ve decided to take back my family name. I have two sons 9 and 7. Their Dad and I are active, effective parents who work well together to ensure the kids are OK. … Continue reading

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