Moral Injury: The Hidden Wound to the Soul

Moral Injury: The Hidden Wound to the Soul

When inward tenderness finds the secret hurt, Pain itself will crack the rock and Ahhh! let the soul emerge. ~ Rumi You were victimized by a psychopath, a person with a disorder characterized by egocentricity, deceitfulness, impulsivity, a lack of empathy, the...
The Unique and Powerful Harm of Betrayal

The Unique and Powerful Harm of Betrayal

“There’s coming out of relationships, there’s getting your heart broken, and then there’s that rare and special time you crawl out of a relationship bleeding at your knees, heart shattered, brain smashed, gut splattered and wondering what the point of reality...
Shame: A Festering Wound of the Soul

Shame: A Festering Wound of the Soul

Shame.   It’s the core of our experience with a psychopath. We experience shame when we’re with a psychopath, and we experience shame when it’s over. Psychopaths are experts at shaming us in so many ways.  Even after they’re gone, the...