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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. (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?
  8. 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.
  9. Finding Your Lost Joy and Love After Narcissistic Abuse

    Sociopaths copy and mimic your personality, to gain your trust and vulnerability. Once you're hooked, they shame and reject this most vulnerable part of you.
  10. Why Sociopaths Idealize and Devalue People

    Like a black hole, they will suck the energy out of you until you have nothing left to offer, then discard you and blame you because the void is still there.