Written by Joseph M. Carver, Ph.D., Psychologist
Very few relationships start on terms other than sweetness and politeness. In the beginning, “the honeymoon” of the relationship,
I get emails every day from people who are stuck in an obsessive cycle of feeling worthless, unattractive, and “no good”. This happens because the Narcissist in their life conditioned them to believe
How many times have you found yourself in this situation?
“I don’t know why he has to be so hateful. I only called him so I could tell him…”
No judgement here. I did this all the time before
It may seem counterintuitive, but some women find themselves wishing they could go back to their narcissistic abuser. This is very common and a normal part of the grieving process. It is the “bargaining”
July 7, 2013 – 8:25 a.m. – Our past can affect us in different ways, depending on our personality and the unique events that have caused pain. We find ways to cope, but for many, the pain