00:33 What’s the biggest barrier to leaving a bad relationship?
01:35 What is defensive empathy ?
03:13 What does defensive empathy look like in relationships?
05:04 How do you recognize and break out of defensive empathy in relationships?
The Biggest Barrier to Leaving a Bad Relationship
Bad relationships often blind us to what’s important to us, or push us towards ignoring what we’re thinking or feeling in favor of the other person’s POV. Defensive empathy is one of the most powerful (and confusing) mechanisms people fall into when dealing with narcissistic friends, partners and family members. In this video, I share some examples of defensive empathy– and how you can recognize and break the cycle when it affects you and your relationships.
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