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Listening to “Unpacking Narcissism” episodes will help you grasp a comprehensive understanding of narcissism and help you protect yourself and/or heal from narcissistic abuse.

What Are We Discussing In This Episode? 

In this episode, we focus on if a trauma-bonded relationship with a narcissist can ever become healthy:

  • The definition of a trauma bond (01:39)
  • Six reasons why a trauma-bonded relationship with a narcissist can never become healthy (03:04)
  • What would have to happen for a trauma-bonded relationship to become healthy? (05:55)
  • Do I actually want to continue the relationship or is it just the trauma bond that keeps me “motivated”? (08:25)
  • Ask these six tough questions from yourself (13:12)

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More Information About the Host

The host, Juliana Akin, is a co-founder of Unfilteredd, a lawyer, and a survivor of narcissistic abuse. She creates content about narcissism and narcissistic abuse to share her personal experiences with healing because she hopes that by sharing her journey, she can help you navigate yours.

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