Do you crave close relationships with others but find it hard to connect on a deep level? Do you often feel lonely or misunderstood? Do… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 104: What Is Healthy Attachment and Why Does It Matter?
Do you have someone in your life that you love dearly that tends to drive you crazy with their lack of self awareness and emotional… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 081: Safe and Sane Relationships with Emotionally Immature People
The final type of narcissism that you’re most likely to run into in high demand religion is the vulnerable narcissist. This type of narcissist will… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 079: The Victim and the Martyr: Understanding the Vulnerable Narcissist
High demand religions often teach us to deny ourselves and spent our lives in the service of others. While service because we’re passionate about a… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 078: The Superior Saint: Communal Narcissism at Church
If you were raised in a high demand religion that prized unquestioning obedience even if it harmed you or someone you cared about, believed that… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 077: Spiritual Elitism and the Self-Righteous Narcissist
Before we embark on a series exploring covert narcissism in high demand religion, I think it’s important we address one of our collective biggest fears:… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 076: Am I a Narcissist?
The family scapegoat and golden child roles are two sides of the same coin, and neither role has to do with the merit of the… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 063: Triangulation with The Golden Child
This week we unravel what it’s like to be the scapegoat in a dysfunctional family, why a scapegoat role is created, how that person is… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 062: Understanding and Healing the Scapegoat Role
Religious trauma is often tied to and perpetuated by dysfunctional family systems, particularly headed by one or more narcissists. In today’s episode, we explore the… Read More »Emancipate Your Mind: 061: Roles in a Narcissistic Family System