Understanding the Recurring Patterns of Toxic Behaviors in Addiction

The words old habits and new habits are written in chalk on a black surface

Addiction often brings with it a host of toxic behaviors that can trap individuals in a harmful cycle. These behaviors—like manipulation, deceit, and emotional withdrawal—can significantly strain personal and professional relationships. Understanding these recurring patterns of toxic behaviors in addiction is key to tackling the root causes of addiction and starting on the path to … Read more

The Impact of a Narcissistic Mother on her Children

The Impact of a Narcissistic Mother on her Children

Growing up with a narcissistic mother inevitably has a damaging impact on the development and emotional well-being of her children, who find themselves in a perpetual state of striving for an unattainable approval, leading to long-lasting feelings of inadequacy and a distorted sense of self-worth.