What It Means When a Narcissist Says “I Love You” – by Athena Staik, PhD

This article by Athena Staik, Ph.D. is a must-read! You can find the original on PsychCentral. Dr. Staik also has a Facebook page called What a Narcissist’s “I Love You” Means. WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A NARCISSIST SAYS “I LOVE YOU” Dear Codependent Partner, What I’m about to say is not something I’d ever say or admit …

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Sharing an Article and Song

A recent article by Alyssa Strauss on The Mighty.com resonated with me and I wanted to share it. I imagine it will resonate with some of you, too. Click below to read the article and see the video of the song. How I Responded to Kesha’s New Song “Praying” as a Sexual Assault Survivor Here are some of the …

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself from NLP Mind Control

I came across an article I thought worth sharing. It’s called “10 Ways to Protect Yourself from NLP Mind Control” by Jason Louv. The title sounds a bit scary and magicky, except that there is some really valuable information here about how easy it is for someone to figure out how to manipulate you and …

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Article by Shahida Arabi: “Your Brain on Love, Sex, and the Narcissist: The Addiction to Bonding with Our Abusers”

I want to recommend another interesting and informative article by Shahida Arabi (who wrote What Abuse Survivors Don’t Know: 10 Life-Changing Truths, which I posted a while back): Your Brain on Love, Sex, and the Narcissist: The Addiction to Bonding with Our Abusers Many survivors of narcissistic abuse are confounded by the addiction they feel …

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General and Emergency Information for Victims of Therapist Abuse

First and foremost, if you are feeling suicidal, call 911 or a crisis hotline. There are some crisis hotline numbers listed in the right sidebar under Need Help Now? if you scroll down the page. These include: National Suicide Hotlines 1-800-SUICIDE / 1-800-784-2433 or 1-800-273-TALK / 1-800-273-8255 24 hours a day/7 days a week National …

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Resource: Melanie Tonia Evans, Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

Happy New Year! I want to share with you a new resource I have been exploring: Melanie Tonia Evans and her website dedicated to Narcissistic Abuse Recovery www.melanietoniaevans.com. Melanie was a victim of serious narcissistic abuse that devastated her emotionally and physically. She then learned everything she could about this type of abuse and learned …

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Article: 30 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship

I came across an article by Barrie Davenport on LiveBoldandBloom.com called 30 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship. I highly recommend reading it. The article includes some excellent and helpful information, including the following list of signs of emotional abuse: 1. They humiliate you, put you down, or make fun of you in front of …

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