One’s loved ones are the receiver of one’s care, value, commitment, and attachment style. One’s attachment style can vary in degree of confidence and level of security. Philosophers have argued that the adult attachment behavioral system resembles the attachment between infants and their caregivers (Wonderly 2019, p. 24). They have also argued that the style of attachment one experiences as an infant can greatly shape the development of their capacity to love as adults (Wonderly 2019, p. 30). At the same time, attachment is not necessary for love to exist between two people — since one can value, care for…


Satia est une jeune fille de 18 ans qui décide aujourd’hui de partager avec Omena ses expériences personnelles sur tout types de violences psychologiques.

Aujourd’hui je vais vous parler des relations toxiques. Mes paroles sont destinées à tous ceux qui n’arrivent pas à s’en sortir. Vous n’êtes pas seuls face à tout ça. Je vous comprends et je vous livre mon témoignage.

La première chose que je voudrais dire est que vous êtes des personnes formidables qui méritent vraiment le meilleur que la vie puisse offrir. On ne se rend pas toujours compte qu’on est dans une relation toxique. Parfois…


I joined Omena last summer. In the beginning, I was curious about what it would be like to work in a team that operates fully remote. It was at a time when everyone was still transitioning into online classes and working from home, so I didn’t have a lot of experience in that area yet. However, things went very smoothly. We all got to know each other and soon I felt like I was part of the team. Francesca was very good at breaking the ice and encouraging everyone to engage in conversation. I guess that working towards a common…


Covid-19 has created unprecedented challenges for nonprofit organizations like ours. From lost funding to increased need for services, and the cost of PPE (Personal protective equipment), this pandemic has made it difficult for many essential nonprofit organizations to stay in operation.

Here at Omena, we have been operating remotely long before the Era of Covid-19. Having our headquarter in the USA, we have had to find innovative ways to start and continue our work in education and advocacy to help end the cycle of emotional abuse in Madagascar and around the world.

Omena is more than just a nonprofit, it…

Omenamovement

Initiated in Madagascar, we are a global movement promoting Social-Emotional Intelligence in hopes to break the cycle of emotional abuse around the world.

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