There was only one person who could be there for me all the time and have only my best interest at heart: me. I had to become the protector of my own brain.
By far the hardest thing to manage after you have escaped abuse and gone No Contact is your own mental boundaries. There are likely many ways to achieve retraining your thoughts, but I found four that were very successful for me.
You must look at the dissolution of the relationship as the beginning of a journey, not a destination. One of the first skills to learn is the “gut check”.
Mags takes to the microphone and talk about how her inner-voice has changed throughout her healing journey. Healing from Abuse has a Transformational Effect on our Inner-Voice.