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"It’s Just Easier This Way."

Written By: Lauren Howard

Did you grow up in an “it’s just easier this way,” house?

You know, it’s just easier to not address things because dealing with the fallout would be more catastrophic than just sweeping this under the rug.

It’s a way that abusers tend to get away with their behavior.

Make the accountability so damaging that asking for it isn’t even considered an option.

If you did, how does that show up in your life now?

I promise you that it does.

Once you realize it, it’s like playing whack-a-mole with all of the ways that you sacrifice your own psychological safety and boundaries to avoid the explosion on the other side.


Founder & CEO at elletwo


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