This is quite a provocative subject but I believe that it is necessary to discuss because there is a fine line between being a victim and becoming a conscious participant. I was inspired to write this post after speaking to someone who said that they had been recovering from narcissistic abuse for 10 years, whilstContinue reading “Can a Victim of Abuse Become a Willing Participant”
Category Archives: toxic relationships
Daring to Set Boundaries
It is never easy to set boundaries, especially with loved ones, but it is always necessary. If you grew up in a home that did not have boundaries, or your boundaries were not respected this can be the start of the problem, you feeling as though you do not have the right to set boundaries.Continue reading “Daring to Set Boundaries”
Why You Should Stop Speaking to People out of Obligation.
We have heard many times that the experiences that take place in our lives from the ages of 0-7 can have a profound effect on the adult that we become, but we sometimes forget the extent of that. If you grew up in a home that was enmeshed, had weak boundaries, or your boundaries andContinue reading “Why You Should Stop Speaking to People out of Obligation.”
5 Reasons People Remain in Toxic Relationships
There are many reasons that people remain in toxic relationships, however there are some key themes that run through the reasons. Leaving a relationship is never easy and when you add unhealthy boundaries, enmeshment or abuse it becomes even more complicated. The 5 reasons are listed below: You are waiting for the good times toContinue reading “5 Reasons People Remain in Toxic Relationships”