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Social Media Detox

I “left” Facebook several months ago. I still have a page and the GPYB support group, but I rarely post.  When I access FB, I click on the FB Support group immediately when I go on and that’s about it. … Continue reading

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Switching gears….or not

The Space You Need Is The Space To Learn What You Need by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2017 – All Rights Reserved. When I was convinced that my cheating husband had used a snowstorm to stay 45 miles … Continue reading

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Leaving The Abusive Relationship

Leaving the Abusive Relationship Part 1 of 4: I Didn’t Know That I Didn’t Know By Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2008-2017 All rights reserved Abuse can be physical, mental, emotional, verbal and sexual. It can be but doesn’t have … Continue reading

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Personality Disordered Co-Parents and “The System” Part 1

Personality Disordered Co-Parents and “The System”, Part 1 Ways professionals can assist those who must co-parent with a sick person by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Copyright 2006-2017 This is Part One of a Three Part Series As an attorney, … Continue reading

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Is It Narcissism? Or Why Some People Can’t Love

8 Traits That Almost All Narcissists Have by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. Every few years there seems to be a diagnosis that everyone is pinning on someone else.  The past few years it’s been narcissism. Since the main focus … Continue reading

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When The Person You Love Doesn’t Love You

When the Person You Love Doesn’t Love You It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter, It Doesn’t Matter by Susan J. Elliott, J.D., M.Ed. It’s hard but it happens. And it hurts. You love someone who may have loved you once … Continue reading

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Almost Thanksgiving

As it’s almost Halloween I wanted to touch on Thanksgiving.  If you’ve had a recent breakup or life isn’t exactly where you want it to be, being thankful for what you do have is a tough one. As most of … Continue reading

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GPYP Guide To Confidence

Back in the days of GPYP seminars, we worked on breaking down goals and the action steps to get there into small, manageable bits. We keep things structured and orderly so as not to get lost in what can seem … Continue reading

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Take Back Your Power

People who thought they knew best drove me crazy when I was trying to be a victimized know nothing powerless whiny whining pants. They kept making it sound like I had some CONTROL over what happened to me. How annoying.

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Support Group

Thank you for stopping by.  Due to registration issues in WordPress and HostGator, we have moved the commenting to a CLOSED Facebook support group.  To join be sure to answer the questions (why you want membership and you agree to … Continue reading

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Reconciliation: A Means or an End?

There were questions in comments about reconciliations. Most of the time we don’t talk about that. I find that there is a small percentage of couples who can successfully reconcile. Maybe there are therapists somewhere that have a high rate … Continue reading

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Sunsets

by Susan J. Elliott Copyright 2008-2017 We only get so many sunsets in life. We miss most of them. We don’t get a whole lot of really great ones. I’ve done posts about being just about the only person on … Continue reading

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Swept Away

It’s nice to be “wine’d and dine’d” but it’s not all about the glitz. You DO NOT want someone who is cheap or where you’re paying for the dates (or putting gas in your own car if you were the … Continue reading

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Sunday Chips

Celebrating milestones is important to people who are resisting negative behavioral impulses.  This post is for the Facebook group. A closed support group. To join go here: http://www.Facebook.com/groups/gettingpastyourbreakup It’s important to mark those milestones…no matter how big or how small…so … Continue reading

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Join The Facebook Group

Due to the on-going issues with registration and Word Press, I will post some new posts here on occasion, but will publish new articles mainly on Psychology Today. For the PT articles, go to THIS LINK. We have a very … Continue reading

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