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“7 Facts to Know About Narcissistic “Hoovering” on Psychology Today

By |2022-11-02T18:53:50-04:00November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Gaslighting, Narcissism, Psychology, Psychology Today, Toxic Relationships|Tags: , , , |

Narcissists will try to suck you back into contact with them. Resist it. When a pathological narcissist is out of your life, they may eventually try to “hoover,” or suck you back into contact with them. Hoovering may be done by emailing, texting, calling, or snail mailing. A narcissist may send you a long email [...]

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“Learn the 3 Stages of a Toxic Relationship” on Psychology Today

By |2022-06-28T17:20:33-04:00June 28th, 2022|Categories: Psychology, Psychology Today, Toxic Relationships|Tags: , |

Learn how to identify a toxic relationship from the beginning. Toxic relationships generally follow three stages: idealizing, devaluing, and discarding. Learn about each of these stages and the impact it has on you. Idealizing: Love-bombing is a clear sign of the idealizing phase. You are told you are the best thing to happen to your partner, [...]

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Newsweek: I’m a Therapist, These Are My 5 Red Flags For Toxic Relationships

By |2022-05-25T18:22:41-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Newsweek, Toxic Relationships|Tags: , |

I think everyone has probably had one toxic relationship. Whether that's in the workplace, in a romantic relationship, or with family members. I started to see them in my practice as a psychotherapist because I initially specialized in patients with ADHD and anxiety, and I noticed more people asking what they were doing wrong in their [...]

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