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Feel Like You Are Addicted to Your Narcissist? This Might Explain Why

The inconsistent behaviors of a toxic relationship produce a potent cocktail of addictive hormones. Oxytocin (AKA the “Love” hormone) is the bonding hormone released during cuddling, hugging, sex, massage, and other forms of touch. Dopamine

By |2023-01-13T23:28:53+00:00January 13th, 2023|Education, Narcissistic Abuse, Toxic Shame|0 Comments

Our Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse (SoNA) Support Group

Our Survivors of Narcissistic Abuse (SoNA) Support Group So many of us have had the experience of no one seeing the whole picture of our experience in our relationship with a narcissist. Because people

By |2023-01-19T21:26:44+00:00February 13th, 2022|Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse, Support Group, Toxic Shame|0 Comments

Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse Workshop with Brenda Stephens

Recovering from Narcissistic Abuse: Starting the Process of Healing As people start working through the abuse they have experienced, one of the most difficult changes in processing what they’ve been through is to start seeing

By |2023-01-19T21:25:54+00:00November 30th, 2021|Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse, Toxic Shame|0 Comments

Understanding Narcissism Workshop with Brenda Stephens

Understanding Narcissism If you are questioning or have experienced narcissistic abuse, you may be feeling confused, isolated, and overwhelmed. If this speaks to you, here is an opportunity for support, knowledge, and tools to start your healing

By |2023-01-19T21:16:41+00:00October 29th, 2021|Narcissistic Abuse, Toxic Shame|0 Comments

What is Toxic Shame and How Does it Relate to Narcissistic Abuse?

The root of so many psychological issues is shame. We all feel shame from time to time, and it can be a helpful emotion in making sure societal norms are adhered to. It’s when shame

By |2021-04-26T22:16:20+00:00April 26th, 2021|Narcissistic Abuse, Toxic Shame|0 Comments

Narcissistic Red Flags and Glossary of Terms

ACoNs This acronym stands for “Adult Children of Narcissists.” It is commonly used by narcissistic abuse survivors and those who help them heal. Cognitive Dissonance The narcissist’s externalized, manufactured identity is built on lies and

By |2023-01-19T21:35:04+00:00October 26th, 2020|Abuse, Narcissistic Abuse, Therapy|0 Comments
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