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“Dive Into a Year-End Emotional Inventory” on Psychology Today

By |2021-12-29T12:29:57-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

Taking an “emotional inventory” can help you forge ahead in the new year. An end-of-year review of your self-care and wellbeing can help you prioritize and give you insights into what you would like to change in the new year. Part of that review can include looking at the emotions you experienced.It is crucial to take [...]

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“How to Handle a Covert Narcissist During Family Gatherings” on Psychology Today

By |2021-12-29T11:54:27-05:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today|Tags: , , , |

How to protect yourself when someone ignores your boundaries There are generally two types of narcissists — overt and covert. Overt narcissists are the types you hear about more frequently because they tend to be louder (verbally and behaviorally) about their need for special attention and treatment. Covert narcissists tend to play a "victim" role and usually say [...]

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“Watch Out For These Red Flags On a First Date” on Psychology Today

By |2020-02-20T15:45:19-05:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Dating, Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , , , |

We all hope our first dates will go well, but know these red flags so you can get out quickly. If you’re back out in the dating world after a divorce, breakup, or death of your spouse, you are not alone. You may find that a lot has changed since you were single. For example, online [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: Is it Gaslighting or Poor Communication?

By |2019-09-16T10:52:39-04:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about the difference between a gaslighting relationship and one where the partners don't communicate effectively Is it Gaslighting or Poor Communication? I received an email asking me the difference between a gaslighting relationship and one where the partners don't communicate effectively.  I'll be sharing quotes from that email along with my [...]

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Talking Brains Episode: ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship

By |2019-08-16T10:56:40-04:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: ADHD, Gaslighting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation with Ari Tuckman PsyD MBA, author of the new book ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship. Season 2 Episode 2: ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship. Welcome back to Ari Tuckman PsyD MBA, author of the new book ADHD After Dark: Better Sex Life, Better Relationship. Dr. [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 21: Why Are People with ADHD More Vulnerable to Gaslighting?

By |2019-08-08T12:51:47-04:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: ADHD, Gaslighting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about why people with ADHD may be more vulnerable to gaslighting.If you have ADHD, you may find that you are more vulnerable to being manipulated in relationships due to ADHD-related issues, including feeling "less than". Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse where a person manipulates others to gain control over [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 20: Why a Gaslighting/Narcissist Relationship Is So Devastating

By |2019-07-24T16:39:45-04:00July 24th, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about why a gaslighting/narcissist relationship is so devastating. Why a Gaslighting or Narcissistic Relationship is So Damaging: Gaslighters/narcissists cause a great deal of trauma to others. If you are in a relationship with a gaslighter/narcissist, it may have traumatized you in ways that you aren't consciously aware of yet. Discover how [...]

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“Rebuilding After a Gaslighting/Narcissist Relationship” on Psychology Today

By |2019-07-16T18:37:09-04:00July 16th, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

Life in the aftermath of a gaslighting or narcissistic relationship can be a struggle. You may have left the relationship with wounds to your heart and your self-esteem. If the gaslighter/narcissist left you for someone else, you may be feeling rage and betrayal. You may also be pretty mean to yourself, blaming yourself for things that [...]

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“Gaslighters Tell You Other People Think You’re Crazy Too” on Psychology Today

By |2019-07-03T15:24:15-04:00July 3rd, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology Today, Relationships|Tags: , , |

A common tactic of gaslighters/narcissists is to falsely claim that they have others that verify their criticisms of you. Several clients have reported to me that their gaslighting/narcissistic partners would make comments like the following: "Everyone knows you're crazy." "My entire family thinks you're crazy." "Everyone is disappointed in you." "Your family knows what you're like. [...]

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Talking Brains Episode 16: Episode 16 Financial/Economic Abuse: How to Break Free

By |2019-06-17T18:11:15-04:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Gaslighting, Psychology, Talking Brains|Tags: , , |

Talking Brains Podcast: a conversation about how to break free from financial and economic abuse.Financial/economic abuse is present in 99% of domestic violence cases. It's a way that abusers/gaslighters/narcissists gain power and control in a relationship. Find out how to identify financial/economic abuse, and learn what you can do to protect yourself and your children. Resources: [...]

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