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Love and Abuse

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Aug 2, 2022

Why do we return to toxic people over and over again? It's certainly not because we love to suffer. But maybe there's more going on that should be considered. Sometimes knowing the reasons can help you stop the round trips back to someone that doesn't seem to care if you're happy or not. 


Jul 19, 2022

Can low self-worth attract someone that makes you feel lower? Can people-pleasing attract a taker that never stops taking?

There are many ways to become attracted to someone. But there are attractions that aren't always positive. It's important to know what about them makes them appealing when some qualities can be...


Jul 6, 2022

A special episode answering a question from someone who isn't sure if they are the abuser and if they need to work on their own abusive behavior, even though there are clear signs they are being abused as well. 

 

LAA Insights is an addendum to the regular show that you'll find scattered in between full episodes. On...


Jul 4, 2022

Becoming dependent on someone can put you at their mercy sometimes. And if they are toxic, you are not only now dependent on them for certain things, but they make sure you continue to depend on them so you never get your wants and needs filled completely.

It's like a bag of chips... you can never eat just one. You...