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toxic relationships

5 Ways To Lovingly Detach + Release Relationships That No Longer Serve You

"Most people seem to believe that if a relationship doesn't last until death, it's a failure. But the only relationship that's truly a failure is one...

Danielle Dowling, Psy.D.
September 13 2017

14 Signs You're Dealing With A Narcissist

If you know someone who exhibits seven or more of these traits, odds are, you're dealing with a textbook narcissist.

Dr. Margalis Fjelstad
September 5 2017

Keep Attracting Narcissists? Here's Why (And How To Stop)

Even when someone mistreats you repeatedly, it's easy to judge yourself for making a boundary. We think, "I should be better. I should be able to...

Perpetua Neo, DClinPsy
September 4 2017

8 Things To Expect When You Break Up With A Narcissist (A Relationship Specialist Explains)

Leaving gives you more emotional strength and power in the relationship by moving you further out of the narcissist’s control, and (s)he doesn’t want...

Dr. Margalis Fjelstad
June 22 2017

Why Cutting Off All Contact With An Ex Is The Only Way To Move On

Strength is where your real power lies. You want to get to the place where you're able to say, "With or without you, my life is going to be amazing."

Monica Parikh
March 7 2017

Is Someone In Your Life A Sociopath? 6 Signs To Watch Out For

"There is no greater wound to a sociopath than to see a bunch of people loving each other when you were supposed to be fighting over them."

Jackson Mackenzie
February 15 2017

6 Signs Your Relationship Is Codependent

"When you and your partner each allow the other to shine brightly in your individuality and mutual respect for one another, you'll find your...

Aimee Noel
February 1 2017

What It's Really Like To Break Up With A Narcissist

"Understanding the patterns you are likely to encounter can really help during the early months after a breakup with an emotionally manipulative...

Annice Star
February 1 2017

The 8 Types Of Narcissists + How To Spot Each One

Narcissism can manifest in any number of ways. Here are the toxic personality types you should ALWAYS stay away from (and tips on how to spot them).

Annice Star
January 2 2017

Why You Keep Attracting Narcissists & How To Break The Cycle For Good

When you realize you are worthy of more and embody that knowing on a energetic level, you will no longer attract narcissists.

Tanner Kennedy
November 28 2016

This Is How You Know You're In An Abusive Relationship

"Your partner might not fit the stereotype of an abuser any more than you fit the stereotype of an 'abused partner,' but that doesn't matter. It can...

Jill Cory
October 23 2016

I Answered 911 Calls For 7 Years. Here's What I Wish All Women Knew

I was a Baltimore County 911 emergency communication technician for seven years. In that time, I answered thousands of calls for help in response to...

Tamara Neal
October 18 2015