Recovering From Romance Scams

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

SCARS™ 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 [...]

Letting Go & Doing Something About It

You Need To Let Go A touch of "tough love" from Romance Scams Now A victim recently corresponded with us about how he was scammed over a 6 month period by a Ghana scammer known as "GIFTY." If you have read our website, you would know that anyone in Ghana named "Gifty" should be assumed to be a scammer. What is always tragic is how hard it is to accept the fact that it was [...]

RSN OPINION: Please Be Rational

RSN OPINION: Please Be Rational We understand that many of you are extremely angry with scammers, You have every reason and right to be angry, but that anger works against you, just as your blind faith worked against you during the scam, These scammers are not thugs (most of them at least). These scammers are business people committing crimes. They don't really view you as people, you are a demographic, a game to be played, a [...]