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  1. Why Do Sociopaths Push Your Buttons?

    Sociopaths learn what makes you "tick" and then experiment with how much they can get away with doing it. Then they punish you with silence for reacting.
  2. The Drama Triangle: Persecutor, Victim, and Rescuer

    It's called the "drama triangle", because everyone is distracted from their unresolved baggage and instead acting out a completely misguided fantasy.
  3. Abuse Recovery: External to Internal Shift

    As long as we believe a part of us has been "stolen", we are distracted from the very tools needed to heal it.
  4. How To Win Against a Sociopath

    As soon as we engage in this win / lose mentality, we abandon our hearts and forget what's really important: vulnerability and love.
  5. 3 Warning Signs of Hidden Abuse

    Psychological abusers blame your reactions to their abuse, rather than the abuse itself. Then they repeat the abuse so you seem "crazy" for bringing it up.
  6. 6 Feelings That Sociopaths Leave Behind

    #6. PTSD: It's not that the person is refusing to let go of the past, but the past is refusing to let go of the person.
  7. Healing From Emotionally Abusive Relationships

    When we are separated from love in a traumatic or extremely abrupt way (cheating, abandonment, replacement), we often internalize a message that we caused that.
  8. Why Do Narcissists and Sociopaths Cheat?

    Narcissistic infidelity differs from "normal" cheating, because a narcissist feels no shame or remorse for what they've done.
  9. (Part 1 of 3) Working With PTSD After Psychological Abuse

    What happens when our true selves are rejected or abused by a trusted loved one, and we don’t yet have the emotional tools to heal?
  10. Narcissistic Love is Not Really Love

    It feels really good at first, like all their attention is laser-focused on you and you're the most important person in the world. But intensity is not love.