What Is Family Manipulation and How to Recognize Its Warning Signs

By | 2018-03-15T21:42:12+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Does family manipulation sound like a new thing? You may be surprised to learn that manipulation can come from anyone – be it, partners, mothers or fathers… even siblings. Partner manipulation has become pretty common. Many people have managed to get away from this sort of abusive relationship. However, manipulation is prevalent in all sorts [...]

6 Gaslighting Techniques Manipulators Use to Make You Feel Crazy

By | 2018-02-23T21:14:56+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality|Tags: , , , , |

There are some sneaky gaslighting techniques dark personalities use to make their victims feel crazy. It is, therefore, important to recognize the signs of gaslighting before it’s too late. Have you ever been in a relationship with someone and their words and actions have made you feel like you are going crazy? They could be [...]

You Were Raised by Narcissists If You Can Relate to These 9 Things

By | 2018-02-13T15:56:29+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , |

Most people have no clue that they were raised by narcissists. In fact, many of the traits that develop from such a childhood often get misunderstood as isolated character traits. Let’s pretend we’re traveling in time, back to the 70s, 80s or 90s. In other words, let’s visit your childhood. Think back to those faded [...]

You Were Raised by an Emotionally Abusive Mother If You Relate to These 6 Things

By | 2018-01-27T22:35:06+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Categories: Personality|Tags: , , , , , , |

It stands to reason that if you grew up in a loving family environment, you’re likely to be a well-balanced individual. But if you had an emotionally abusive mother, what would the signs be? Before we list the signs of an emotionally abusive mother, let's talk about the different types of maternal attachment. It wasn’t [...]

9 Subtle Signs of Mental Abuse Most People Ignore

By | 2018-01-09T17:01:27+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Categories: Dark Personalities, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , |

Signs of mental abuse aren’t as easy to notice as you would think. They can be just as devious and twice as serious as other forms of abuse. As I’ve mentioned many times before, I was the victim of various forms of abuse, one of which was mental abuse. For years, I was oblivious to [...]

8 Ways Psychological Trauma Affects You (and How to Deal with It)

By | 2017-12-14T19:58:26+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are so many forms of psychological trauma, and each one has its own damages. Have you endured trauma? Let’s learn how to deal with it. From as far back as I can remember, there were “bad things". When I was 18 years old, my long list of psychological trauma made my therapist cringe. She [...]

What Are Emotional Triggers and How They Could Be Secretly Influencing Your Life

By | 2017-11-12T12:50:14+00:00 November 12th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

What are emotional triggers? Do you ever overreact to a comment by a friend or family member that really isn’t meant to upset you? At the same time, you feel like the rug has been whipped away from under your feet? Chances are you have certain emotional triggers and have experienced one of those. Most [...]

7 Types of Unhealthy Mother-Daughter Relationships and How Each Affects Your Life

By | 2017-12-31T13:15:28+00:00 November 11th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Personality, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

There are more unhealthy mother-daughter relationships than you might think. In fact, it’s possible that the connection with your own daughter is flawed. What you once thought was normal behavior may, in fact, be toxic. There are little indicators that prove you've witnessed unhealthy mother-daughter relationships, which are in dire need of repair. Those snarky remarks [...]