Invisible Illness
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Trauma Bonding: How Pain Deepens Love

Narcissists understand the power of abuse in strengthening emotional bonds.

Trauma bonding occurs when people in long-term relationships repeatedly experience powerful emotional events together inside the relationship. In the relationship, one member will be highly codependent while the other will be in a position of power. Examples include…



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