Bonding with people that traumatize you
Becoming dependent on someone can put you at their mercy sometimes. And if they are toxic, you are not only now dependent on them for certain things, but they make sure you continue to depend on them so you never get your wants and needs filled completely.
It’s like a bag of chips… you can never eat just one. You know they’re bad for you, but you keep coming back. I talk about our dependencies in this episode and how they can create hard-to-break trauma bonds.
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