Why Hope is Dangerous

Can hope be a tool for self-deception in a toxic relationship?

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Do you remember when you believed that your relationship with the narcissist had the potential to change? Did you justify, rationalize and minimize the abusive behavior because you had hoped?

Hope is a cognitive process, it is not the same as faith. Hope is a thought in your mind.

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Candace is a Sociologist, Writer, DV Survivor, and Trauma-Informed Coach. https://candacemoon74.wixsite.com/unlivingthelie

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Candace Ranee Moon

Candace Ranee Moon

Candace is a Sociologist, Writer, DV Survivor, and Trauma-Informed Coach. https://candacemoon74.wixsite.com/unlivingthelie

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