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You can’t rationalize with an irrational person

Jill and I see women working very hard to communicate with their partners. Women try to explain themselves and be rational with their partners. But the problem is that their partners are abusive and abuse is not rational. Abuse is about power and control. It is about diminishing the other person and “winning” the argument. You can’t rationalize with an irrational person.

2 responses to “You can’t rationalize with an irrational person”

  1. Christine says:

    I could never figure out why I felt so stupid, confused and crazy!! Because I was raised in an abusive addicted home, it was all “normal” to me. Now I know it’s not, now it’s the long haul of recovery from PTSD, anxiety and depression. I’m so exhausted!! 209 days No Contact today

  2. Milan McCandle says:

    Good for you Christine :) You are on the right road. I applaud your strength.

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