complex post traumatic stress
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C-PTSD Relaxation Video with Affirmations

May 10, 2016 Dana 3

The goal of this video is to help soothe those who are struggling with C-PTSD.  This is the first video in what will most likely end up being a series of videos.  Any and all feedback is […]

cycle of a Narcissistic relationship
Explaining Narcissists

Cycle of a Narcissistic Relationship

June 24, 2015 Dana 26

In 1979 Lenore E. Walker developed what’s referred to as “the cycle of abuse.” In this cycle, there are 4 main stages: 1. Tension building; 2. Incident; 3. Reconciliation; and 4. Calm. This cycle is the standard go-to […]

closure and narcissists
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Getting Closure From a Narcissist

April 7, 2015 Dana 2

Closure: Closure in a relationship involves honest, healthy, open-minded, non-judgmental communication about what went wrong and why the relationship is over. There is never closure in a Narcissistic relationship, because Narcissists are pathological liars. Many […]

boundary crossing and narcissists
Explaining Narcissists

Boundaries and Narcissists

April 7, 2015 Dana 2

Boundaries: Guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify for themselves what are reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave around him or her and how they will respond when […]

after a narcissistic relationship
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The Aftermath of a Relationship with a Narcissist

April 3, 2015 Dana 3

There are so many different levels of trauma when it comes to a relationship with a Narcissist. Many victims experience the trauma of the crazy making/gas lighting during the relationship. The trauma of the “discard” phase, […]