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13. Blurred Lines

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

Release Date: 06/03/2022

119. Do I Have to Lose Everyone? show art 119. Do I Have to Lose Everyone?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) TW: child loss, sexual assault This week our listener describes living in the shadow of her stillborn sister, as the "replacement child" that didn't stand a chance in a toxic household. Between manipulation and weaponising her disability, her mother has continued to spread the narrative that our listener is volatile, cruel and hateful. She asks if by going no contact, does she really have to lose the family connection she craves? Listen to...

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118. How Do I Protect My Sister? show art 118. How Do I Protect My Sister?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) Our listener begins to spot red flags in her brother-in-law's behaviour, including massive invasions of privacy and public shaming of their children. She's worried his ultra-religious views and need for control have not only traumatised his wife, but her children are at risk too. Our listener asks if her sister is somehow enabling his abuse, and more importanly how can she protect her? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation...

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117. How Do I Deal With The Anger? show art 117. How Do I Deal With The Anger?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) Desperate for closure after a string of abusive relationships throughout her life, our listener can't help but cling on to rage and even hatred towards those who wronged her. As acknowledgment and atonement grow ever more unlikely, she asks how to deal with the hurt and anger. Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation from all angles and offer their insight into what's going on. We talk theories and strategies in our exclusive...

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116. Why Can’t I Cry? show art 116. Why Can’t I Cry?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) After a nasty outburst on a family holiday, our listener this week is struggling with words from her mother that can’t be unsaid. As the insults chip away at her self-esteem, examples of toxic behaviour in childhood bubble to the surface and she’s questioning everything she thought she knew about her role in the family. But is she really unlovable, a bad mother, and ‘broken’? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation...

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115. Should I Confront Her? show art 115. Should I Confront Her?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) Our listener this week recalls a family conversation about her grandmother’s toxic behaviour. However, her mother is oblivious to how she displayed the same behaviour, and the lasting effects it had on our listener. Despite her mother’s difficult relationship with alcohol and emotional manipulation, our listener doesn’t want to rock the boat by saying how she’s feeling and asks, can there ever be healing in confrontation? Listen to...

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114. Can I Protect Myself & Keep My Siblings? show art 114. Can I Protect Myself & Keep My Siblings?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) Growing up in the shadow of her siblings, our listener has recognised the toxic traits that were always excused and enabled. Despite going low contact, she's struggling with the idea of giving up on her siblings when she's been taught that "family is everything". Can a relationship with her siblings be salvaged, and should it? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation from all angles and offer their insight into what's going...

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113. Mother in Law + Trauma = Smothering. What Do I Do? show art 113. Mother in Law + Trauma = Smothering. What Do I Do?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) Our listener this week shares how her kind and generous mother-in-law is "the nicest person you could ever wish to meet", with an enticing ability to keep the peace. But digging deeper, it appears there's so much more to her fawning and people-pleasing behaviour. As worry and exhaustion bubble to the surface, our listener asks how she can protect someone that doesn't believe they deserve protecting? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult...

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112. Is My Mother Toxic or Am I Being Unfair? show art 112. Is My Mother Toxic or Am I Being Unfair?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) TW: Pregnancy loss Despite a history of cold, abusive behaviour from her mother leading to a trail of broken family bonds, our listener is haunted by the notion that 'life is short'. She is questioning whether she was right to go low contact, or will she regret her decision in the future? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation from all angles and offer their insight into what's going on. We talk theories and strategies in our...

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111. YNTP Book Launch show art 111. YNTP Book Launch

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: ,  (affiliate links) This week we break from the usual format to talk about one of the most surreal weeks we've had, embarking on a whistlestop media tour of Ireland to launch YNTP! Plus, we make In Sight history as we are actually recording in the same room for the first time - catch the video on YouTube! We talk theories and strategies in our exclusive Patreon show, The Freudian Slip. Unlock instant access to over 50 episodes today on our Patreon page, including...

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110. Can a Narcissist Change? show art 110. Can a Narcissist Change?

In Sight - Exposing Narcissism

You’re Not the Problem gives you the tools to recognise and heal from narcissistic and emotional abuse - out now: , (affiliate links) As her father prepares to reconcile with her abusive mother, our listener feels like she's at breaking point. Her father begs her to put their differences aside for a family wedding, but she can't put her mental health at risk again. For the sake of her father she asks whether a narcissist is capable of change, or is this yet another spin on their Merry-Go-Round relationship? Listen to Katie and Helen look at this difficult situation from all angles and offer...

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