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Healing and Recovery

Recovering from emotional abuse is a slow process, but ultimately incredibly rewarding as you begin to discover boundaries, self-respect, and love.

  1. 3 Steps to Overcome Narcissistic Abuse

    Narcissistic wounds occur when we absorb a shame-based belief about ourselves, often after rejection from a trusted loved one.
  2. How to Heal Rejection, Betrayal, and Abandonment

    Rejection from a trusted loved one often plants a seed of shame that separate us from who we truly are.
  3. Core Shame After Psychological Abuse

    No matter how much we try to reorganize our lives and our surroundings, it's never enough to bring us back to the sense of wholeness that was taken from us.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  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. (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. "Your Feelings Are Wrong. You Are Bad."

    This person's words and behavior had nothing to do with you. The idealization had nothing to do with you. The devaluation had nothing to do with you.