How Does The Grey Rock Method Work?

How Does The Grey Rock Method Work?

Picture a dull, lifeless rock devoid of color and features. Perhaps with the exception of geologists, it doesn’t hold any charm and is unextraordinary and uninteresting to most of us. The grey rock is a metaphor for what we should temporarily become if we want to...

The Good And Bad About Trauma Bonding

The Good And Bad About Trauma Bonding

Relationships can be difficult on their own even when the world around the couple presents no additional challenges. However, when one or both partners suffer from mental illness resulting from trauma, it can lead to more complex relationship bonds that may or may not...

3 Examples O3 Examples Of Emotional Neglect

3 Examples O3 Examples Of Emotional Neglect

Despite Hollywood’s common portrayal of a world with hope and love, where relationships always work out, and children are loved by their parents, the real world can be a very cruel and unforgiving place. The word abuse often conjures the mental image of physical...

What Does Narcissistic Abuse Look Like?

What Does Narcissistic Abuse Look Like?

Vanity is not becoming. The more in love with ourselves we are, the more difficult it is for others to feel the same. I’m all for self-love, but there is a definite line between self-love and self-centered. The term “narcissism” dates back to the demigod Narcissus...

What Is A Dissociative Fugue?

What Is A Dissociative Fugue?

Many comedies, particularly those with more elderly actors and actresses, have depicted a scene where for one reason or another, the main character claims to have suffered some sort of loss of memory and identity in order to hide or conceal some behavior or episode...