The short-coming isn’t in the emotional pain you feel. The short-coming is in our collective inability to understand that there is no time-line for healing.
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Love bombing is a manipulation tactic used by abusers—of all kinds—to convince the people they want to use that they are worthy of trust; using it as a bargaining chip to fall back on if the target starts realizing that they’re being mistreated.
Anger is a very powerful emotion. One which society tends to feel is bad and self-indulgent. Yet it has the potential to benefit our relationships.
Remember that when you are dealing with your abuser you will need to have a clear idea for yourself of what you consider a “winning” outcome.
If she would meet a sphinx and be given the riddle: Nobody is perfect, what are you? She would be stuck!
This is my nightmare, and my dream come true. This is how I met the man of my dreams, and how he turned out to also be the man of my nightmares.
The more I read about Narcissism, the more I was convinced it was all lies and exaggerations. I buried myself deep in denial and made excuses for my abuser. Article by Ese Walter.
People may be miles apart, there is little difference in how emotional abuse is perpetrated. This list will help you spot the emotional abuser in your life.
As long as I can remember I knew my mother and I had a difficult relationship at best. I wondered why my mother doesn’t love me when I was still young.