In this episode, I talk a little more about manipulative people and share with you what might make them that way in the first place.
Association and dissociation may play a role in their behavior. If you’re not familiar with those terms, you will be after this episode.
And, what if you do a bunch of healing and growth but you realize that your partner doesn’t want to change? In fact, what if they’re happy exactly the way they are, dysfunction and all? Accountability may be the only course of action.
In the last segment, I talk about someone who worked hard on their relationship for two years. Their partner finally grows into the person they wanted them to be but… are they still in love? Is it too late now? I get a letter that addresses that very question.
How about guilt for thinking about leaving your abusive spouse? Yes, people can actually develop guilty feelings for thinking about leaving someone that disrespects and even abuses them. That’s an important topic to discuss, so let’s dive into that too.