Your Brain on Love, Sex and the Narcissist: The Addiction to Bonding with Our Abusers

Originally posted on Self-Care Haven by Shahida Arabi:
Your Brain on Love, Sex and the Narcissist: The Addiction to Bonding with our Abusers by Shahida Arabi Many survivors of narcissistic abuse are confounded by the addiction they feel to the narcissist, long after the abusive relationship took a toll on their physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Make no mistake: recovery…

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Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head

Originally posted on Self-Care Haven by Shahida Arabi:
Five Powerful Ways Abusive Narcissists Get Inside Your Head by Shahida Arabi In popular culture, the term “narcissistic” is thrown about quite loosely, usually referring to vanity and self-absorption. This reduces narcissism to a common quality that everyone possesses and downplays the symptoms demonstrated by people with the actual disorder. While narcissism does exist on a spectrum,…

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