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.

In this series, we’ll be delving deep into the topic of emotional detachment, and how it can help us break free from the toxic dynamics of a narcissistic relationship.

Today’s episode is all about fulfilling your own needs and why it’s so important to stop seeking validation from a narcissist. It can be tempting to look to these individuals for love, acceptance, and approval, but the truth is that they are incapable of meeting our emotional needs. In this episode, we’ll share practical tips for how to start meeting our own needs.

So, if you are looking to build stronger self-reliance, you won’t want to miss this episode! This is Part two of Step 1 of the series How to Emotionally Detach From the Narcissist.

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Meet Lucianne Gerrard

Lucianne Gerrard is a Registered Counselor and Narcissistic Abuse Specialist. With her foundation of personal experience of narcissistic abuse in relationships with both parents, sibling, partners, and friends, together with her years of studying the academic research on narcissism, she feels that she is well equipped to help people (of any age) heal from their narcissistic abuse, validate their feelings, support understanding of the narcissistic techniques that seem to be universal and help them build a happier, safer, narcissist-free future.


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