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Healing and Recovery

Recovering from emotional abuse is a slow process, but ultimately incredibly rewarding as you begin to discover boundaries, self-respect, and love.

  1. Forgiving Yourself After Narcissistic Abuse

    Self-forgiveness is a powerful, calming energy force that can melt old walls and bring us back to wholeness.
  2. Unraveling PTSD after Narcissistic Abuse

    Narcissists and sociopaths leave their targets feeling completely worthless. This is the core pattern of their relationships.
  3. Changes to the Psychopath Free Community Forum

    Statement from the Psychopath Free team on changes to the forum's structure and future.
  4. Healing and Recovery Resources

    Various articles, communities, blogs, and books about narcissistic and psychopathic abuse.
  5. The 12 Steps: Toxic Relationships vs. Addiction Recovery (Alcoholics Anonymous)

    One of the most interesting parallels between AA and recovery from a toxic relationship is "sobriety chips" / "no contact time".
  6. After Psychological Abuse: Finding Meaning From Suffering

    The natural outcome after healing is the awareness that love and compassion give our lives meaning and depth.
  7. What If They're Not A Sociopath? What If It's All My Fault?

    All of us deserve to find, in our hearts and from our spirits, a sense of unconditional love & self-forgiveness.
  8. Working Beyond Numbness After Emotional Abuse

    With psychological trauma, survivors are often (unknowingly) cut off from their own emotions, in order to protect them from the sheer intensity of the abuse.
  9. Letting Go of Resentment After Psychological Abuse

    Narcissists and sociopaths naturally cause a great deal of anger in their targets, because they are so intentional and remorseless in their abuse.
  10. Say Goodbye to the Sociopath

    The more one says "Goodbye" the more one's emotions will get on board with the mind's knowledge that this is the BEST course of action.