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What is Love-Bombing and Why Is It So Dangerous?

If you’ve ever been involved with a narcissist or you’ve been the victim of narcissistic abuse, you’ve probably heard of ‘love-bombing.’ It is part of the unhealthy cycle of abuse that proves

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When Friends and Family Pull Away During Your Toxic Relationship

We all need emotional support when we’re dealing with difficult times. This is especially true when we’re the target of emotional abuse. However, it often happens that if you’re dealing

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Addicted to Researching Narcissism: 5 Signs to Look Out for After a Break Up

While all relationships have their ups and downs, a relationship with a narcissist can be particularly tumultuous. To cope with the extreme emotional trauma of this kind of emotional abuse, your body activates

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Love Bombing is the Gateway Drug to Love Addiction

If you’ve ever been in love with a narcissist, you’re likely aware of how good they are at manipulating your relationship.  No one ever thinks, though, that a romantic relationship with a narcissist

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6 Shortcuts to Reclaim Your Inner Strength in One Day

If you’ve recently left a toxic relationship, it probably feels like the wind has been knocked out of your sails.  You may still be trying to wrap your mind around what happened and wonder how you’ll

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Are You Too Kind?

Are you too kind? According to Wikipedia, Empathy is defined as the capacity to understand or feel what another person is experiencing from within the other person’s frame of reference. Pathological

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How Obsessively Researching Signs of Narcissism is Ruining Your Life

Have you found yourself obsessively researching signs of narcissism? Did you recently leave a toxic relationship, only to continue your fact-finding mission like a journalist working for CNN? Have you

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5 Brutal Ways New Abuse Survivors Torture Themselves

Wondering how to truly heal from emotional abuse? Legions of people who’ve endured emotional and narcissistic abuse hold the mistaken belief that choosing to leave a toxic relationship is the hardest

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The True Tragedy of the Devaluation Stage

If you’ve experienced the agony of narcissistic abuse,  you’d probably agree that the devaluation stage carried out by the narcissist is one of the elements that caused the most damage.  After

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