‘I’m a strong woman; I’ll never be in a controlling relationship’ and other lies I’ve told myself

By Laura Dawson Raised by an all-female family, I was always encouraged to be independent, strong-minded and go after all I wanted. My mother and sisters, who are ever advocates for female empowerment, championed equality in relationships and life. So, the last place I expected to end up was in an emotionally abusive and controlling … Continue reading ‘I’m a strong woman; I’ll never be in a controlling relationship’ and other lies I’ve told myself