Erika & The Triangulating Grifter – Emotional Abuse, Manipulation, & Narcissistic Abuse Survivor

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Brandon talks with Erika about her toxic relationship with a triangulating grifter. It’s a story of sexual identity manipulation, social media smear campaigns, escape plans, and the healing power of the enneagram. Plus they discuss, domestic violence, LGBTQ issues, Mennonite culture, gaslighting, mirroring, future faking, sense of self, homelessness, car culture, dogs, feminism, patterns, changing manipulation tactics, control, food manipulation, housing manipulation, LGBTQ manipulation, emojis, rationalization, cycles of abuse, therapy manipulation, feeling worthy, obligation, belonging, flying monkeys, animal abuse, coping with alcohol, boundaries, authentic living, support, generosity from strangers and much more.

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