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Taking on others’ emotions-Having weak boundaries

When you have grown up in a dysfunctional narcissistic home, taking on others’ emotions becomes the norm. Narcissistic parents teach their children to cater to their feelings & moods and the child learns to ignore their own emotions. A great book which can help you understand whether you have weak emotional boundaries, is by Charles… Continue reading Taking on others’ emotions-Having weak boundaries

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Giving unsolicited advice-Why do people do it?

When we ask for advice from someone that is very knowledgeable in certain areas or from someone whom we admire, this can be very useful both in the short term and long term. On the other hand, unsolicited advice from close family or even from complete strangers can be an annoying and sometimes insulting behaviour.… Continue reading Giving unsolicited advice-Why do people do it?

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How sexual abuse affects survivors in intimate relationships-YouTube Video-Part 1

Sexual abuse of any kind, whether that is long term childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault, has a profound effect on whoever experiences it. Since starting my first blog nearly 2 years ago, I have come across so many sexual abuse survivors, who have brought me to tears with their resilience and courageousness. I have… Continue reading How sexual abuse affects survivors in intimate relationships-YouTube Video-Part 1

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When to emotionally detach from a toxic relationship or situation

Hi everyone, This is my 2nd attempt to write this blog post, after the last one was unfortunately lost. 😦 I hope you all had a good Christmas weekend and managed to relax and enjoy time with your loved ones. For those of you who find Christmas tough due to past trauma or dysfunctional relationships,… Continue reading When to emotionally detach from a toxic relationship or situation

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How to detect whether you or someone you care about is in an abusive relationship.

When a relationship starts off with subtle signs of possessiveness or teasing that undermines the partner, this may then escalate to full blown domestic violence. When one partner is trying to control the other partner in ways that are sometimes confusing and feel uncomfortable, then this may then escalate to complete and utter isolation from… Continue reading How to detect whether you or someone you care about is in an abusive relationship.

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Question & Answer- YouTube videos

Today I am starting off my series of Q & A videos, where my viewers and subscribers are able to get their questions answered by me, in a video each week. Please feel free to ask me questions on the following topics: Complex PTSD Narcissistic abuse Dysfunctional relatioships Negative thinking Dealing with emotional flashbacks Anxiety… Continue reading Question & Answer- YouTube videos

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Setting boundaries with toxic people

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