#467: How do I help my partner communicate better with his family?

Dear Cap'n, I don't know how best to help my DH. This message follows us having a long, slightly drunk but happy and loving chat about his life. DH's family history is complicated. His upbringing includes some things which, when we talk about them, he agrees were "probably abuse", but explains that he's somewhat normalised … Continue reading #467: How do I help my partner communicate better with his family?

#440: “It’s time to get out of my abusive home, but I am afraid to accept help.”

Ahoy thar. Cliff notes time! Over the past four years, I: - dropped out of high school for Multiple Reasons - got a fantastic very-part-time clerical job which, although I don't **LOVE** it 24/7, has great co-workers and doesn't take up too much brainpower (which is good because I have a history of overloading myself … Continue reading #440: “It’s time to get out of my abusive home, but I am afraid to accept help.”