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SCARS|EDUCATION™ Psychology of Scams: Reciprocity Rule & Scams

SCARS|EDUCATION™ Psychology of Scams: Reciprocity Rule & Scams Definition Of Reciprocity In social psychology, reciprocity is a social norm of responding to a positive action with another positive action, rewarding kind actions. As a social construct, reciprocity means that in response to friendly actions, people are frequently much nicer and much more cooperative than predicted by the self-interest model; conversely, in response to hostile actions, they are frequently much nastier and even brutal. Reciprocity is also a technique of Social [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims’ Recovery: Volunteering

SCARS|RSN™ Scam Victims' Recovery: Volunteering After A Romance Scam, You Find That You Have Huge Amounts Of Time And Nothing To Do - No One To Talk To! The Answer Is Actually Simple If you are looking to fill in the time, get out of your own head, and make friends you first have to make connections. Online connections rarely become friends because they are either too fake, too far, nothing in common, or too [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Scambaiting – The Great Lie!

SCARS|RSN™ Special Report: Scambaiting - The Great Lie! Scam Baiting Is The Use Of Deception By Vigilantes Thinking They Are Preventing Scams - It is Just Another Scam - Of Themselves And Others In this article, we will expose the great lie that is being sold to countless scam victims by individuals that self-justify their own online deception. A great lie that both interferes with active investigations and arrests, but more importantly does real harm [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Good vs. Bad While Recovering After The Scam, Many Victims Choose To Recover - Sadly, Most Do Not! Only about 30% of victims will choose to recover from the scam emotionally, the remaining victims will either hide in their denial or allow anger to run their lives. Even those that have chosen to recover face constant challenges and consequences of continuing bad behaviors. However, to help victims learn to recover we have to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Knowledge Matters To Scam Victims

SCARS|RSN™ Insight: Knowledge Matters To Scam Victims Why Is Knowledge And Education So Important For Romance Scam Victims? One of the main reasons you were scammed was ignorance about the real risks online. Not only ignorance of the risks, but also a lack of general awareness about the trends that affect your life online. A big part of the recovery process is regaining control of your own life and being able to evaluate the risks that [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victims’ Assistance: Finding Real Trauma Support For Romance Scams Victims

SCARS|RSN™ Victims' Assistance: Finding Real Trauma Support For Romance Scams Victims Far Too Many Romance Scam Victims Have Experienced Significant Trauma As A Result Of The Manipulations They Experienced During Their Scam. The trauma of a romance scam can be significant and devastating, with long term consequences if untreated. We recommend a combination approach to helping you recover: Education - learning what happened and how - you can start on www.RomanceScamsNow.com is the most complete [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Scam Obsession – Becoming Scam Junkie

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Scam Obsession - Becoming Scam Junkie Some Victims Replace The Obsession Of The Scam With Another Obsession About Scams Unfortunately, some scam victims simply cannot turn away from the scam once it has ended. Those Of Us That Assist Scam Victims Cannot Turn Away From Scams We are forced to deal with scams and scammers on a daily basis. We write about them, report scammers, and help victims. This activity [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victims’ Assistance: Finding Help! Right Now!

SCARS|RSN™ Victims' Assistance: Finding Help! Right Now! Romance Scam Victims Have Unique Challenges In Coping After A Scam Is Discovered! There are several options available to help - but if you need help get it! SCARS Own Support Groups Help Victims Online: Educational Support [JOIN HERE FIRST] for Women AND Men: https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCARS.Avoidance.Information.Public.Group/ Scam Victims Support Groups For Women (we have several): https://www.facebook.com/groups/SCARS.RSN.Support.Group.33/ Support Group For Family or Friends Of Scam Victims In Total Denial (Men and [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Recovery:  Do You Believe In Prophecies?

SCARS|RSN™ Recovery:  Do You Believe In Prophecies? For most scam victims, from the moment when the scam ends is uncharted territory. We have turned to our own Oracles to lay down our prophecies for Scam Victims just like you! The Past Prophecies: You could not have prevented it - you were powerless under the manipulation of the scammer You were conditioned to perform as the scammer wanted You may have suspected it was a scam but [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Trauma And Emotional Hygiene By Guy Winch, Ph.D. – TED Talk [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Trauma And Emotional Hygiene By Guy Winch, Ph.D. - TED Talk [Video] We'll go to the doctor when we feel flu-ish or a nagging pain. So why don't we see a health professional when we feel emotional pain: guilt, loss, loneliness? Too many of us deal with common psychological-health issues on our own, says Guy Winch. But we don't have to. He makes a compelling case to [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts

SCARS|RSN™ Victim Recovery Book Club: Recommended Book – Emotional First Aid: Healing Rejection, Guilt, Failure, and Other Everyday Hurts We all sustain emotional wounds. Failure, guilt, rejection, and loss are as much a part of life as the occasional scraped elbow. But while we typically bandage a cut or ice a sprained ankle, our first aid kit for emotional injuries is not just understocked—it’s nonexistent. Fortunately, there is such a thing as mental first aid for battered [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Grief By Nora McInerny – TED Talk [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: A Candid Discussion Of Grief By Nora McInerny - TED Talk [Video] This video may be difficult to watch for some, but well worth it.   PLEASE SHARE OUR ARTICLES WITH YOUR CONTACTS HELP OTHERS STAY SAFE ONLINE   SCARS|RSN™ Team A SCARS Division Miami Florida U.S.A.   WOULD YOU HELP US HELP SCAM VICTIMS?   TAGS: SCARS, Important Article, Information About Scams, Anti-Scam, Romance Scam Grief, Profound Grief, Moving Forward, [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Jay Shetty on Letting Go! [Video]

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology of Scams: Jay Shetty on Letting Go! [Video] Learning The Real Pain Of Holding On Is The First Step In Letting Go! If we don't heal the pain of our past we will bleed all over our future.   5 Ways to Let Go of Past Hurts from PshychoCentral: The only way you can accept new joy and happiness into your life is to make space for it. If your heart is filled [...]

The SCARS Victims’ Assistance & Support Model

The SCARS Victims' Assistance & Support Model SCARS Is The Only Crime Victims' Assistance Organization With A Focus On Cybercrime Victims, And The Only One With Proven Recovery Solutions For Scam Victims. All of our groups are pieces of a larger puzzle. They are the funnel that can lead victims to support and assistance, but not everyone is ready for a real support group - they need to learn and work through issues before they [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Knowledge: What Is Our Job?

SCARS|RSN™ Knowledge: What Is Our Job? Literally Every Day We Are Attacked For Not Doing Our Job! But What Is Our Job? So Many Victims Have No Idea How Scams Work Or What Is Realistic To Expect We spend vast amounts of time explaining the process, working to help victims directly through our assistance and recovery programs - helping them set rational expectations, yet many are so enraged they are incapable of even [...]