Author Archives: Susan J. Elliott

The Power Of Grief

The Power Of Grief

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9/17 Check In Thread

How is everyone doing? If you posted at the end of the last check in, feel free to copy it to this one. Unlike many other places, we are okay if you need support and have to re-post and never … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

This article includes the idea that unconditional love MEANS under any condition that life throws at you, not under any condition of how you are treated. I’ve referred to it in a few different comments lately, but please read and comment … Continue reading

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Sociopaths

I wrote this article on narcissists for Psychology Today and am following up with one on sociopaths.  If you have questions or comments, let me know and I’ll try to address them in the article.  I’m also writing a section … Continue reading

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Q: Was Your Relationship Good For You?

Was Your Relationship Good For You?

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9/1 Check In Thread

Happy September! How is everyone doing? If you shared at the end of the last check-in thread, feel free to repost here.

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On Dancing Out of Control

“When she is starved, a woman will take any substitutes offered, including those that, like placebos, do absolutely nothing for her, as well as destructive and life-threatening ones that hideously waste her time and talents or expose her life to … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence

If you or anyone you know has been a victim of DV and would like to share, there are ppl who come to this post and comment all the time. Some are IN the abuse and some are just getting … Continue reading

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Registration Issues

I’ve been working ALL day and then coming home at night every night since June to work on the site. I think I actually fixed the registration issue and a few other things. We still have things that need “doing” … Continue reading

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8/22 Check in Post

How is everyone doing?? GPYB Recommends Other Resources For Recovery

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On Rising Up From the Ashes

This was one of the first posts I wrote on the blog. I wrote the long saga of how the blog became a book over the past few days (under To Publication under pages, not that I expect anyone to … Continue reading

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GPYB Recommends

Several people have asked, over the past month, for a reading “list.” It’s here: GPYB Recommends and will remain on the PAGES at the top of the blog. Have a question about any of the recommended books or a suggestion? … Continue reading

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Book #3 Contributions

For those who are new, I’m writing a new book based on this post: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/getting-back-out-there/201506/when-the-person-you-love-doesnt-love-you New instructions for sharing your story & please resend if you already have: http://gettingpastyourbreakup.com/gettingpastyourpast/2016/08/book/

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August NC CHIPS!!!!!!

We did our last NC chip post toward the end of June so I skipped July.  But now we have a few new people struggling with NC, so please share trials, tribulations, successes, how you did it and what you’re … Continue reading

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8/11 Check In

We’re just about half way through August. How is everyone doing? The GPYB Facebook Page The GPYB Psychology Today Page The GPYB YouTube Channel

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