Staying in a Toxic Relationship Continued

In the third part of why people stay in toxic/unhealthy relationships I am going to briefly discuss ‘trauma bonding’ and the signs that it could be happening in your life. It is where you become addicted to the hormonal rollercoaster … Read More

5 Steps that Lead to Someone Staying in a Toxic Relationship

This is the second part of blog, following on from why abused people stay in toxic relationships. These are just a few techniques used to get someone to stay in/return to an abusive situation. So, keep an eye out on … Read More

Why Do People Stay in or Go Back to Toxic Relationships?

I am going to split this piece into a few pointers starting with why people go back to abusive relationships and then a piece about how the abusers try and get the abused to go back, and then even defend … Read More

Are you the ‘toxic’ partner in your relationships?

Some people will say that easy and healthy relationships are hard to come by and sustain. But why would that be the case? Well, it is probably because they are used to attracting and being attracted to the types of … Read More

When Your Gut Instinct Misleads You!

You are told to follow your ‘gut instincts’, but what if it is leading you astray, to continue to make bad choices in your life? Sometimes, the message is more nuanced than you first realise! Have you ever sat opposite … Read More

Another 5 Things That Suggest You Are in a Toxic Relationship

Another 5 Things to Be Aware Of: 1. Your Self Esteem Is Not Very High If you’ve noticed a decline in your self-esteem since you began your relationship, you need to recognise this and understand why, it might be from … Read More

11 Signs You May Have Experienced Emotional Abuse in the Past

When we experience emotional abuse in our childhood it can lead to cycle of toxic and unhealthy relationships. One reason for this is that we repressed what we went through as a way of coping. By noticing and understanding the … Read More

5 Red Flags of a Toxic Relationship

Watch out for these signs and save yourself the journey of emotional destruction of a toxic relationship: 1) They Move ‘Full On’ Into the Relationship If someone gets really interested in you too soon and tries to get close too … Read More

5 Things That May Suggest You Are in a Toxic Relationship

If you are in a relationship that you find draining, it could be that it is actually quite an unhealthy one to be in and could even be toxic! Here are 5 things that will tell you if this is … Read More

Gaslighting – Part Two

I wrote a piece about gaslighting in 2018 and it has been a phrase that I continually see pop up with the work I do around toxic relationships, so I thought I would write a brief follow up piece due … Read More