Heather Dane and Dr. Mona Lisa Schulz talk about toxic relationships in this 1 hour Hay House Radio broadcast, and I know you are going to connect to it.
In this podcast about my no contact anniversary, I talk about more complicated emotions like anger and guilt, and how sometimes we feel tired of recovery.
There are a few reasons why celebrating your success is important. All of them are worth your while, and all of them will make your healing journey easier.
More people suffer emotional abuse than you think. You are not alone! There is healing in connecting with people who have shared this experience and can validate and support you.
When we talk about SwanWaters, we often explain it as a place of support and validation. There is a reason why we specifically highlight validation, because it fulfills a multitude of important functions in the process of recovery.
There is a fine balance between being prepared for legitimate threats, and just being anxious and obsessive.
Learning to recognize the hidden message is paramount when you are trying to free yourself from a toxic person’s influence so we created an Abuse Dictionary
When we talk about a lack of emotional self-control, we usually think of anger. And we all have our days when we lose our temper, or cannot swallow the snarky retort. For the most part, we are able to control ourselves, and our emotional responses though. For toxic people, that can be a different game […]
SwanWaters finds its beginnings with a group of women who were all daughters of narcissistic mothers. Sharing our stories helped us recover and heal.
The word love-bombing implies that this is a phenomenon of intimate partner abuse. It is not though. Every abuser, in every setting will use this principal to groom and isolate their target.