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Awakening Women Podcast

Leanne Oaten is a former counsellor with 8+ years of experience guiding women to rise above toxic relationship dynamics keeping them stuck so they can truly flourish. She discusses how to disentangle the cycle of covert intimate relationship abuse and manipulation with a narcissistic partner with a unique, no bullshit, and empowered approach. For more about her work and programs visit leanneoaten.com Connect with her on Instagram: @leanne.oaten @awakeningwomensupport Join the Awakening Women Support community on Facebook by searching #awakeningwomensupport in the Facebook search bar.
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Apr 9, 2020

In this episode I'm diving into a story from one of our Awakening Women and ETC members that perfectly illustrates what the cycle looks and feels like when you're in it. I'm breaking down what each behavior tactic is, and defining them so you can see exactly what this looks like when it's happening. 

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Mar 31, 2020

Awakening Women is a movement and community for conscious growth oriented women who are ready to step into their power.

In this episode learn what keeps you hooked and stuck in a relationship that is causing you so much suffering, and why when this happens, makes it difficult to leave. 

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Mar 26, 2020

I hear this so often from women in the AWS community. They wonder if they are stonewalling their partner when they refuse to continue engaging. I'll clear this up in this episode.

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Mar 19, 2020

If you're ready to let go of the heavy weight you're carrying from past hurt, and what has happened to you, and release yourself from the hold carrying the anger, hurt and resentment has on you, I've got some doozy insights and mindshifts for you. 

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Mar 19, 2020

I have talked a lot about the red flags of toxic relationships, but one of our Awakening Women asked me to talk about the signs of healthy love, and how to know what that is. So, here is my take on what to look for. 

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Mar 16, 2020

Let's talk about why codependency could be the reason why you don't prioritize your self care, and how to shift the focus from others needs, wants, desires to your own well being and needs. 

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Mar 12, 2020

Are you gaslighting yourself? If you are, then you are an energetic match for others to gaslight you as well. 

Tune in for how to know if you're doing this, and how to stop. 

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Mar 9, 2020

Register for the Own Your Power Boot camp, we start March 16th. 

In this episode I'm talking about your responsibility in ending the gaslighting cycle. 

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Mar 5, 2020

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In this episode we're talking about 7 diversionary tactics abusive partners use to keep the focus off of them, and spin the conversation around, away from the topic you're trying to address. 

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Mar 2, 2020

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In this episode we're talking about physical boundaries in your relationship, and how to address when your partner wants physical affection, hugs, kisses when you don't want it.

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Feb 27, 2020

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In this episode (part 2 of ep 167) we are diving into what sexual abuse and coercion in a relationship is.

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Feb 24, 2020

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In this episode we're chatting about how your body is speaking to through stress related symptoms. 

Symptoms: 

  • Chronic exhaustion 
  • Extreme response to stress
  • Insomnia 
  • Morning exhaustion 
  • Brain Fog
  • Emotional eating/Binge Eating
  • Unwanted weight gain 
  • Digestive disturbances 
  • Headaches/migraine 
Feb 20, 2020

For more information about how to work with me head to my website leanneoaten.com.

Registration is now open for the next Own Your Power Boot Camp!  leanneoaten.com/etcwaitlist 

In this episode learn why emotionally reacting to your partner, the 'hooks' and verbal abuse, is the worst thing you can do, and what to do instead.

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Feb 17, 2020

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In this episode, I'm sharing real examples from women inside of our Facebook community, who shared how their partner tries to minimize their bad behaviour/abuse/lies/manipulation and neglect.

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Feb 13, 2020

Awakening women support is a movement to empower conscious women who are experiencing narcissistic emotional abuse. Reclaim your power and peace, and disentangle from the emotional confusion and fog of narcissistic abuse with the AWS podcast, Facebook Community and Instagram page @awakeningwomensupport

 

In this episode I'm talking about hoovering (the nice part of the cycle) and why this is the glue that keeps you hoping in a relationship that is harming you. 

 

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Feb 10, 2020

Join the waitlist for the next Own Your power Boot Camp!Awakening women support is an movement to empower conscious women who are experiencing narcissistic emotional abuse. Reclaim your power and peace, and disentangle from the emotional confusion and fog of narcissistic abuse with the Awakening Women Podcast, Facebook Community and Instagram page @awakeningwomensupport

In this episode learn why you feel so confused with every issue you bring up with your narcissistic partner, and why you'll never resolve anything when you become ensnared in this power play in communication. 

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Feb 6, 2020

Join the waitlist for the next Own You Power Boot Camp! Awakening Women Support is a movement for empowering conscious women who are experiencing narcissistic emotional abuse to take steps to reclaim their power and inner peace. 

 

In this episode I'm talking about why you should not confide in everyone about your relationship issues. Keep your circle of support tight, here's why.

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Feb 3, 2020

Join the waitlist for the next Own Your Power Boot Camp!Awakening women support is a movement to empower conscious women who are experiencing narcissistic emotional abuse. Reclaim your power and peace, and disentangle from the emotional confusion and fog of narcissistic abuse with the AWS podcast, Facebook Community and Instagram page @awakeningwomensupport

In this episode I'm sharing with you a recent experience a woman in our community had in couples therapy with her narcissistic spouse, and how she was gaslight and invalidated in the abuse she'd experienced (by the therapist).

I'm also offering tips for how to select a counsellor if you want to go that route, and why going with your spouse is NOT a good idea (unless the therapist can answer the questions I've outlined in this episode). 

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Jan 29, 2020

Awakening women support is a movement to empower conscious women who are experiencing narcissistic emotional abuse. Reclaim your power and peace, and disentangle from the emotional confusion and fog of narcissistic abuse with the AWS podcast, Facebook Community and Instagram page @awakeningwomensupport 

 

In this edition of the quickie Q & A episodes, I'm answering:

How do I explain to my parents I'm getting a divorce?

And how do I get over the guilt of not being able to protect my children form the hurtful and abusive behavior of my narc husband? 

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Jan 22, 2020

Learn the 5 phases of the narcissistic emotional abuse cycle. 

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Jan 21, 2020

I talk about couples counselling in episode 157 and why that often is ineffective in emotionally abusive relationships. In this episode I'm talking about what you need to look for if you are seeking to work with a therapist to help you navigate your relationship dynamics. 

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Jan 15, 2020

If your partner gives you the silent treatment and you're not sure how to handle it, tune in for my no BS answer in this episode. 

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Jan 13, 2020

This is a big topic, but I wanted address this topic that was posted in the Awakening Women Support Facebook community.

In this episode Learn:

  • What is behind this behaviour and why he does this
  • A canned response you can use in response to this to stay on topic
  • A question to ask yourself as an opportunity for inner inquiry and your own personal growth

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Jan 9, 2020

You might be asking yourself if the behaviors and things your partner does are to intentionally hurt you. In this episode I dive deeper into what I believe Is going on, and the one thing you must keep in mind no matter if he's behaving intentionally, or not. 

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Jan 2, 2020

Does the idea of having sex with your emotionally abusive partner make you want to run for the hills? Does being touched by him make your skin literally feel like it's crawling? Do you feel guilty because you feel this way? Does he guilt- trip or shame you because of your lack of desire? Do you force yourself to go there, even when your inner being and body screams NO? 

Tune in to this episode to learn why this is completely normal in a toxic relationship, and 3 steps you need to take to put yourself first. 

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