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This series, ‘How to Emotionally Detach from the Narcissist’, guides you through a 10-step journey, empowering you to recognize, understand, and finally break free from a narcissistic individual’s hold on you. 

What Are We Discussing In This Episode?

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.

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More Information About the Host & Lucianne Gerrard

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.

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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