The original article can be found here: https://natashaadamo.com/trauma-bonding/ TRAUMA BONDING: HOW TO RELEASE A TRAUMA BOND You may feel pretty crazy over there in your trauma bonded trance for someone who mistreated you, but know there are people actually eating dirt out there and making more sense than some of the well-meaning advice I heard … Read more

This is an article published by the American National Domestic Violence Hotline. The article can be found on it’s own web site at https://www.thehotline.org/2018/07/31/trauma-bonds-what-are-they-and-how-can-we-overcome-them/ Please not that any contact information in the article is only valid in the U.S.A. and, if affected by this article, should seek local support but searching Google for ‘Domestic Violence … Read more

BIFF: 4 Ways to Respond to Hostile Comments Get respect with responses that are brief, informative, friendly, and firm. Posted Sep 30, 2018 Hostile comments can show up anywhere, including in emails, letters, on Facebook, comments to internet articles, and in-person. Should you ignore them? React in the same hostile tone? Or is there a … Read more

HOW TO GIVE A BIFF RESPONSE www.HighConflictInstitute.com www.biffresponse.com All Rights Reserved: © 2007 by Bill Eddy Hostile email, texts and other electronic communications have become much more common over the past decade. Most of this is just “venting,” and has little real significance. However, when people are involved in a formal conflict (a divorce, a … Read more

Being the Change I want to See in the World Being the Change I want to See in the World 8th June 2020 by Marie Campion Written by N Be the change that you wish to see in the world. Mahatma Gandhi   In recent weeks there has been a lot in the media about injustice and … Read more

Original Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ie/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love/201802/the-real-effect-narcissistic-parenting-children#:~:text=The%20child%20is%20often%20shamed,re%2Dparent%20themselves%20in%20adulthood. Narcissists raise children who suffer from crippling self-doubt. Why does it matter if a parent is a narcissist? How does that hurt a child? You may be asking these questions if you are a person co-parenting with a narcissistic ex; someone raised by a narcissistic parent; one who is in a relationship with a narcissist; or maybe … Read more

Narcissists Never Talk About What They Did To Hurt You, Only How You Reacted Narcissists are some of the worst people to have a conflict with because instead of working through the issues you’re both facing with one another, the narcissist closes off drastically. Instead of owning up to what they did to upset you, … Read more

Why Couples Therapy Doesn’t Work For People In Abusive Relationships With Narcissists By Shahida Arabi, Bestselling Author As an author who has corresponded with thousands of survivors of narcissistic partners, I have heard horror stories of those who attended couples therapy with their abusive and narcissistic partners. The National Domestic Violence Hotline does not recommend … Read more

7 Ways to Extinguish Gaslighting By Marie Hartwell-Walker, Ed.D The term “gaslighting” has been coined from a 1944 movie in which a husband who is trying to steal his wife’s inheritance convinces her that she is imagining things when she starts to notice odd and furtive behavior on his part. Their gas lights flicker whenever … Read more

Signs of emotional abuse “Emotional abuse is domestic abuse, and it’s crucial that we all learn the early warning signs and call out controlling and coercive behaviour when we see it. Classic warning signs include: love bombing (when your new partner is excessively attentive and keen to rush through the early stages of a new … Read more