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Why ‘No Contact,’ Intentional Detachment, & Support Help the Trauma Bond

‘No Contact,’ Detachment, & Support © 2017 Rhonda Freeman, PhD  | All Rights Reserved The combination of (non-professional) approaches I have found to be most helpful for survivors to implement in the aftermath of narcissistic and psychopathic abuse are No Contact Detachment Support Let’s look at why. Feeling deeply attached to a partner that has turned… Read More »

Video: The Trauma Bond and Mean, Hateful Partners

The Trauma Bond, Narcissists, Psychopaths, and Abusers © 2017 Rhonda Freeman, PhD | All Rights Reserved You probably know that the “trauma bond” is a complex process when we look at the neuroscience behind it. On the surface, it is the abused, bonding, connecting, siding or sacrificing self for the abuser. The abuser has set… Read More »

The Spellbinding Bond to Narcissists and Psychopaths – Neurobiology

The Spellbinding Bond to Narcissists and Psychopaths Neurobiological and Psychological Contributors © 2016 Rhonda Freeman, PhD | All Rights Reserved No Unauthorized Reproduction Permitted in any form Why did she stay? This question is at the forefront for many when they consider the actions of some abuse survivors. For the outsider, it looks like a… Read More »

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