Penelope & The Sexually Coercive Physically Abusive Narcissist – Domestic Violence, IPV, Gaslighting, Narcissistic Rage, People Pleasing.

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Brandon talks with Penelope about her sexually coercive marriage to a physical abuser. It’s a story of de-escalation modes, proving yourself, IPV, narcissistic rage, mixed messages about money, and the relationship with your body. Plus they discuss, people pleasing, caretaking, anger, future faking, escape plans, stability, sexual boundaries, swinging, gaslighting, bullying, fear, obligation, one way streets, emotional needs, and much more. ***TRIGGER WARNING – This episode discusses sexual coercion and physical abuse throughout. Please do not listen if this will trigger you.***

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