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.
Growing up with an emotionally unavailable parent is far from normal. Yet in order to survive you will have convinced yourself that things were normal.
It’s easy to fall back into repetitive patterns because we like the familiar. As you navigate your healing, remember to be kind to yourself.
This isn’t your typical feel-good abuse recovery. Bodies in the Basement is the rebirth of a blog and support site called Emotional Abuse Survivors Network.
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.