The Truth About Coercive Control in Intimate Relationships with Jennifer Parker
Stepping into Meaningful RelationshipsDecember 12, 2023x
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The Truth About Coercive Control in Intimate Relationships with Jennifer Parker

Are you ready to gain an in-depth understanding of coercive control in relationships? Do you want to spot the red flags and break free from the shackles of such a toxic environment? Today's episode brings you closer to these goals as we welcome the insightful Jennifer Parker, a seasoned therapist and author with extensive experience in working with survivors of intimate partner abuse.

Together, we navigate the labyrinth of coercive control, a disturbing behavioral pattern characterized by domination, fear, and the deprivation of civil rights. Jennifer enlightens us on the key traits of those who employ coercive control, revealing their belief in finite power and their relentless pursuit of power over others. We also delve into the vulnerability of codependents in these relationships, underscoring the significance of setting firm boundaries as a crucial first step towards reclaiming power. But we don't stop there. We dive deeper, exploring the complexities of coercive relationships and providing tangible tips and insights on how to handle them effectively.

The discussion takes an intriguing turn when we delve into the controversial role of couples counseling in abusive relationships and its potential to inadvertently harm victims further. We dissect the cunning tactics abusers use to portray themselves as victims, often leaving the actual victims silenced and disbelieved. As we conclude, remember to trust your own experiences and resist the manipulator's gaslighting tactics. After all, the most important relationship you have is the one with yourself. So, tune in, learn, and take the first step towards healthier relationships.

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Corissa is a Somatic Trauma-Informed Relationship Coach™ & Narcissistic Abuse Specialist ™ who empowers women after they’ve endured narcissist trauma to rediscover who they are, reclaim their power and find the clarity and courage to move forward and live a life they love. Corissa is also a recovering people-pleaser and codependent who has endured way too many narcissistic relationships to count! She coaches not only from her knowledge and training but also from the wisdom she has gained from her own healing journey.

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