Are you doing more work to get your partner to change than he's doing to change? This includes emotional work, ruminating, thinking about the relationship, worrying about the relationship, trying to find help and resources, sending your partner links and blogs to read when he is doing nothing to take leadership on his own.
It won't work.
In order to truly change we have to want to change who we are and be 100% committed to the process to make those changes happen.
Let's talk about covert abuse as I define it: A repetitive pattern of hurtful behaviour that is explained away with "You took it wrong" or "I didn't mean it that way" which leaves you questioning yourself and frankly, feeling like you ARE going crazy.
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In this episode, Leanne covers 12 ways to know if you're with a covert abuser who likes to be known as a "good guy".
If you find yourself often feeling badly around your partner, yet everyone else thinks he's so wonderful, this episode is for you!
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In this episode, we're talking about 5 phrases you may hear often from your narcissistic partner, and not realize is a form of gaslighting.
Gaslighting is a pattern of emotionally abusive behavior that is primarily seen in pathological personality disorders like high narcissism and NPD. It is a pattern of behavior, not one-off misunderstandings or genuine incidents of forgetfulness.