Unmasking the Love Bombing & Abuse of “Pretty Woman” | Narcissistic Abuse

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In this episode of Narcissist Apocalypse Q&A, Brandon re-examines the iconic film “Pretty Woman” through a critical lens, unearthing the darker undertones of love bombing and abuse hidden within this beloved romantic narrative. Listen in as we peel back the charming veneer of Richard Gere’s character, Edward, to reveal early signs of manipulative behavior, possessive/patronizing tendencies, and a troubling disregard for his partner’s autonomy. We’re not just scrutinizing a movie; we’re having an open conversation about the implications of such behaviors on a larger scale. As we navigate the twists and turns of their evolving relationship, we confront the uncomfortable realities that many romantic narratives choose to gloss over. With insightful discussions and critical perspectives, we offer an alternative view of a film that has shaped cultural expectations of love and relationships for decades.

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