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6 Stage Cycle of Emotional Abuse

6 Stage Cycle of Emotional Abuse

You’ve heard about emotional abuse. And you think this might be happening to you. But you’re not sure. All you know is the person you cared about has changed beyond belief. They used to be amazing. Couldn’t do enough for you. Salt of the earth. Everyone thinks they’re great. Now they blow hot and…

How Toxic Types Treat You on Valentine’s Day

How Toxic Types Treat You on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day. One of the most difficult days to cope with in the first year of recovery from a toxic relationship. Think about it. In the last ninety days, you’ve had to be thankful at Thanksgiving,  Joyous at Christmas and wish everyone a Happy New Year when you were just managing to drag…

The Narcissists Wicked Game

The Narcissists Wicked Game

One of the hardest things to get your head round in recovery from a relationship with a Narcissist is, why would they go to all the effort of building you up just to knock you down again? Why would they text a hundred times a day at the start of the…

The Emotionally Abused Expat: 7 Ways Abuse Thrives Abroad

The Emotionally Abused Expat: 7 Ways Abuse Thrives Abroad

Emotional abuse runs rife in expat communities. Why? Because isolation and control are the abusers weapons of mass destruction, easily obtained by removing the victim from family, friends and social support back home to a foreign country. Often, prior to relocation, emotional abuse is less obvious, and concealed under the busyness of family, friends,…

7 Reasons Why Emotional Drinking Is A Disaster in Toxic Relationship Recovery.

7 Reasons Why Emotional Drinking Is A Disaster in Toxic Relationship Recovery.

Wine. It can be your best friend or worst enemy in recovery from a relationship with a Narcissist, Sociopath or Abusive character. We tell ourselves it helps to de-stress, cope with the kids or drown out the noise of constant criticism. And to cope with the loneliness of getting over someone who takes emotional abuse to…

Silent But Deadly Treatment In Toxic Relationships

Silent But Deadly Treatment In Toxic Relationships

Silent Treatment is about two things. Power and control. In healthy relationships, taking time out to diffuse anger or process information can be helpful. However, self-absorbed, manipulative personalities use silent treatment to make you feel worthless, abandoned, invisible, and to make you jump ever higher for their attention. And it…

10 Early Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship

10 Early Warning Signs of a Toxic Relationship

We all like to think we’re a good judge of character. Unfortunately, toxic people can fool the best of us. No matter what age, colour, gender, sexual orientation, rich or poor-you are prey to a toxic person.They make an amazing first impression, deceiving not only you but your family and friends. But…

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