Dakota & The Addictive Hero Playing Abuser – Domestic Violence, Narcissist Abuse, IPV, PTSD

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After years of battling alcohol addiction, Dakota was finally sober. She was living in a women’s home, going to meetings, and taking long bus rides to see her beautiful child. Then one day, the abuser who pretended to be her hero, showed up to her meeting, swept her off her feet, and almost took her life. 

It’s a story of guilt, reverse psychology, minimization, invalidation, isolation, addiction, blame shifting, ptsd, shame, self esteem, sowing the seeds of doubt, coercive control, gaslighting, escape plans, and much more.

*** TRIGGER WARNING – This episode has extremely graphic descriptions of physical abuse. ***

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