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Apr 06, 2008
"No more"
by: Darlene Barriere - Webmaster

Saying "no more" was very healthy, Emily. I commend you for standing up for yourself in this way.

As I do with most contributors, I still recommend some form of counselling. Counselling is intended to help you deal with the emotional residue of the abuse you suffered at the hands of your father and sister, and then help you find the tools to deal with the emotions when they crop up. The "theories" you refer to do not have to make up a part of that counselling. Regardless of your decision, I sincerely wish you all the best.

Darlene Barriere
Violence & Abuse Prevention Educator
Author: On My Own Terms, A Memoir

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