Message In Stanza

Poetry and Musings

Verbal abuse is a silent plague and the statistics of how often verbal abuse happens is underwhelming. According to Bonnie Lynn Wright, Ph.d, she explains why, “Because people who are mentally abused tend to blame themselves for being abused, they do not report the abuser. We build our perception of ourselves through the response and …

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Social competence and the ability to adhere well to the “unwritten” rules of society makes one successful. But putting time and effort into something but not having the social graces for circumstances can leave one futile. It doesn’t matter if you have the heart of a saint but don’t play the “social game,” you’ll always …

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