In this episode we will explore some of the most common ways that we self-sabotage after abuse.
You’ll find out about some coping mechanisms that you learned in childhood to protect yourself from fear, uncertainty, pain and overwhelming anxiety so you can survive stressful, difficult or negative situations.
You’ll finally understand why you keep repeating the same dysfunctional patterns that you learned in the past.
You’ll also get the opportunity to reflect on the ways that you notice these defense mechanisms showing up in your life nowadays.
In this episode we will explore the common struggles with hoovering when abusers and manipulators try to suck you back in.
You’ll finally understand why why it’s so hard to stay out of the pull to read, answer or listen to any contact you receive from the abuser after you leave or are discarded.
You’ll find out about the typical hoovering traps and the most common form of hoovering.
You’ll also find out about the greatest danger that could cause you to respond to a hoovering attempt and suck you back into the abuse cycle. Intro clip from Archer TV series on "The Danger Zone" https://youtu.be/lAJpEisJOIM