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Beyond Healing – How to emotionally attach after healing

Beyond healing (7 – 12 months) "Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex; but eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life." Iyanla Vanzant Once we reach seven months we have generally done the bulk [...]

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The Recovery – Stay emotionally unattached while healing

The Recovery (4 – 6 months) "Your pain is an opportunity for you to learn about yourself." Gary Zukav Once you really start to leave those early stages of healing behind and get into things more – you’ll find other temptations and distractions arise where you can shift outwards once again to external attachments. It may be just a new [...]

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The Break Up – Stay emotionally unattached while healing

The Break Up (0 – 3 months) "Pain is inevitable in life, but suffering is optional" Buddha You’ve just got out of the relationship and the real struggle is overcoming your self-doubt: did you make the right decision? What if you got it wrong? And once you decide you have, you struggle with: but what if I don’t find someone [...]

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How to stay emotionally unattached while healing

"Try not to confuse attachment with love. Attachment is about fear and dependency, and has more to do with love of self than love of another. Love without attachment is the purest love because it isn't about what others can give you because your empty. It is about what you can give others because you're already full." Yasmin Mogahed People [...]

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“I chose me” – Thriver: Gwendolyne

What made you originally join the group? I joined the group after stumbling upon it on a site about NPD (Narcissistic Personality Disorder). I was researching the subject while trying to figure out what went wrong in my relationship.   What do you like the most about the group? What I like about the group is reading other people's stories, [...]

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“I Chose Me” – Thriver: Sylvie

What made you originally join the group? I saw the website on my search for toxic relationships. When I saw there was a group on Facebook I wanted to join as I didn't have much of a support system. No one seemed to understand what I was going through or even that such a person existed.   What do you [...]