Tag: dysfunctional relationships

Codependents & Narcissists in a relationship. Why are they so attracted to each other?

Happy Monday to all of you! It’s the 1st of August today and time seems to have flown by so quickly! Today’s post is about another topic very close to my heart, due to my own healing journey from codependency to healthy love. It… Continue Reading “Codependents & Narcissists in a relationship. Why are they so attracted to each other?”

Speak your truth..

Speak your truth, be yourself and if people don’t accept you then it is their loss, not yours! If people don’t value your reality, your kindness, your honesty then they don’t deserve your time or your love. When speaking your truth, have you ever… Continue Reading “Speak your truth..”

New YouTube videos-Love addiction

This is the 2nd blog entry I am doing on love addiction, as I know how much of a struggle it is for many of you. I created 2 Youtube videos that cover the most important areas. Pleae note that there are 2 types… Continue Reading “New YouTube videos-Love addiction”

Are you a chronic over-explainer?

Where does over-explaining stem from? People naturally feel the need to make sure their point of view is clearly understood when in conversation with someone else. Nobody wants to be misunderstood when expressing an opinion or thought. What happens however when someone feels the… Continue Reading “Are you a chronic over-explainer?”

Blogger recognition award-I am humbled!

  This blog post today is to officially accept my nomination for the ‘Blogger recognition award‘ by the lovely https://perceptionschange.wordpress.com I am very humbled by the nomination, especially as this blogger is a mental health blogger. She writes about her own experience with depression… Continue Reading “Blogger recognition award-I am humbled!”

The stages of healing-Victim, Survivor, Thriver

For those of you healing from child abuse (narcissistic abuse), this video includes the differences between each healing stage, as listed by Barbara Harris & Charles Whitfield. I found this very useful in my own healing. I am luckily mostly thriving now, with the… Continue Reading “The stages of healing-Victim, Survivor, Thriver”

Dealing with elderly narcissistic parents

As narcissists start ageing, things actually get much much worse.When they are no longer able to charm others with their good looks, good health & successful business, they start losing control over others and their mask starts to fall. Narcissistic people live their life… Continue Reading “Dealing with elderly narcissistic parents”

What is hoovering?and why you have to protect yourself

  A lot of my posts recently are dedicated to dealing with dysfunctional relationships. I don’t want to lower your mood by any means, but feel it is important to talk about issues that are more common than people think. For those of you… Continue Reading “What is hoovering?and why you have to protect yourself”

Trauma bonding & love addiction

In all my previous relationships, I always thought that intensity equaled love. I fell for the same abusive partners over & over again, that were mostly narcissistic & emotionaly unavailable. I had this deep desire within me, to fix and rescue and fight for… Continue Reading “Trauma bonding & love addiction”

Tips on setting boundaries

A useful video for those of you who have trouble saying ‘No’ to others and have a general difficulty in setting boundaries.For those of you who had an abusive childhood, boundaries would have been invaded very often and you wouldn’t have been able to… Continue Reading “Tips on setting boundaries”