Tonyia, Kimberley, Jeana, Sandra, Kathy, Jacque ...to name a few who encouraged me and all the people who judged me wrong and made me think I couldn't...I knew I could... so thank you for the push to better myself!
This is true, holding grudes only holds you down. I think at some point you have to forgive, no matter what terrible things the person has done to you. Forgive and let go, it's a way of saying I love you.
Absolutely! Insults? Abandonment? Manipulation? Anger Projection? Threats? Unreasonable blame? Exclusion? Betrayal? Silent treatment? Withholding love and affection?-- Consider these tactics to be emotional abuse, and refuse to partake in a relationship with anyone who treats you this way.