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A Date With Darkness podcast discusses the impact of narcissistic abuse and other relationship wounds on your well-being. This podcast provides tips for breaking free from relationships with narcissists and other unhealthy relationship patterns so that you can begin your healing journey, reclaim your independence and sanity, feel confident and know your worth, break toxic cycles, and create the healthy loving relationships that you deserve.
 
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Dr. Virgil Zeigler Hill, Ph.D. joins us today to discuss the dark triad and what we must consider when interacting with people who have these traits. To learn more about Dr. Zeigler-Hill or connect with him, visit: http://www.zeigler-hill.com/ Watch the video podcast on Youtube: A Date With Darkness Email questions or comments to Dr. Jones admin@dr…
 
Recently, in mainstream media, we have seen violence increasing among women. The Shanquella Robinson case, as well as on a recent episode of the Real Housewives of Potomac where Dr. Wendy Osefo, PhD. was a victim of violence, all while the people stood by and watched or encouraged the abuse. I discuss why this phenomenon happens as well as why we n…
 
Are you an overdoer? Are you running on empty? Do you worry about people and then get upset when they don't worry about you? If so, you're not alone. Those of us who have difficulty speaking our truth can find it easier to take care of others than to care for the self. And while on the surface, this seems like an endearing quality, it is a recipe f…
 
D.A.R.V.O (Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim Offender), is what frequently happens when you get into an argument with a narcissist. It is gaslighting at its finest. The narcissist will deny a specific event happened, attack your character, and then reverse the situation to make themselves the victim. It encompasses victim-blaming, shaming, denial, and m…
 
Codependent mothers focus on the needs of their children and fear their rejection which is why so many CDM are enablers and fixers whose identity is centered around their children's happiness. A narcissistic mother focuses on her needs, not the needs of her children, and will feel entitled to exploit her children for her narcissistic gain. In this …
 
Do you feel insecure and like a child, even though you are a grown adult? The Adult Child is described as someone who responds to adult situations with self-doubt, self-blame, or a sense of being wrong all the time, which leads to overwhelming feelings of insecurity. You don't have to be raised by an alcoholic to be considered an adult child. In th…
 
Wendy Behary, LCSW, author of Disarming the Narcissist, joins the podcast today to discuss her experience in counseling couples where one partner is a narcissist. *Please note: Information provided on this episode are general suggestions and is not applicable to every situation or person. This episode may not be suitable for everyone, and the infor…
 
Daughters who have felt emotionally neglected by their mothers develop low self-worth, and crippling self-doubt, and learn to beg for approval from partners, managers, their children, friends, and even employees. We are women that do too much for others, subconsciously hoping that whatever we offer will be enough to gain others' love and validation…
 
Dr. Kerry McAvoy, PhD. joins us to talk about how she began to discover who her husband really was on their honeymoon. She candidly described her struggle to end the marriage and how her finances were compromised. *Please note: Information provided on this episode are general suggestions and is not applicable to every situation or person. This epis…
 
In honor of Halloween, let's revisit ghosting. Have you been ghosted or have you ghosted someone? In this episode, I discuss my personal experience with ghosting, what ghosting is, why people ghosting, and what to do when a ghost returns. I also discuss the concepts of caspering, orbiting, and breadcrumbing in dating and how all are related to ghos…
 
Do you know someone who likes to intimidate and bully you? Do you live in fear of crazymaking communication, rabbit holes, and nonsensical circular arguments? If so, this episode by Lisa A. Romano the Breakthrough Life Coach is for you. She is an expert in the field of codependency and narcissistic abuse recovery and she has expert tips on how you …
 
Danielle Bayard Jackson, friendship coach, and creator of Friend Forward joined the show today to discuss how we can learn to make friends as an adult. It can be particularly challenging learning how to make connections after being wounded in prior friendships. We discuss simple steps on learning how to move past your fears and make friends. The op…
 
In this episode, Lisa A. Romano helps clarify how a narcissistic relationship requires you to devalue yourself to keep a narcissist calm, content, and happy. To keep a narcissist happy, you must ignore your needs for the sake of their needs. You must subjugate and acquiesce to keep them happy. And you will need to take the blame when things do go a…
 
When we find ourselves in relationships that don't serve our needs or may be abusive, our partners can have attachment wounds. Shena Tubbs, creator of Black Girls Heal joins us today to discuss love addiction, love avoidance, and love deprivation. If you find that you fall in love fast with potential or fantasy, and create stories of living happily…
 
Adult daughters of passive emotionally unavailable mothers suffer from low self-worth, an inability to set boundaries, and codependency, and are far more prone to attract narcissistic partners. In this episode, Lisa A. Romano helps to unravel the consequences of being raised by a passive emotionally unavailable mother. To work with Lisa and her tea…
 
Dr. Sherrie Campbell, PhD. joins us again today to discuss her journey in recovery from cutting off toxic family members. She shares how the dysfunction continued to build until she was strong enough to separate herself from her family. She discussed her process of finding out family members had passed away and how money was handled in the process.…
 
Erika Simone and I discuss masculine and feminine energy in relationships and how that affects the energy that you operate in. We discussed limerence and why obsessive thinking/fantasizing about relationships is unhealthy. Visit Erika Simone at: https://www.itserikasimone.com/ https://www.itserikasimone.com/receiv... https://www.tiktok.com/@erikasi…
 
Childhood emotional neglect leads to self-abandonment and feeling not good enough. As an adult, someone who suffers from low self-worth will attract partners and friends who exploit their fear of abandonment and sense of unworthiness. If you'd like help breaking these subconscious patterns, Lisa A. Romano's program and professional coaching service…
 
Those who have never loved a narcissist may never understand the emotional, mental and spiritual abuse that is the result of falling for someone who is empathy impaired, lives with a sense of entitlement, is self-grandiose, and exploits others. However, if you have been involved with a narcissist, your mind may be scrambled as a result of gaslighti…
 
In this episode, learn about the dirty games narcissists play with adult children to turn them against the other parent. Learn about how a narcissist turns their own children into flying monkeys and manipulates their minds against the other parent. Lisa A. Romano learned these lessons the hard way. Listen to her share what she thinks you can do whe…
 
Relationship coach Erika Simone joins us today to discuss how the relationship with God and our fathers impact our romantic relationships with others. Erika and further discuss lessons of spiritual teachings, and how some of the underlying tones to those messages can be oppressive to women. Erika and I chat about emotional dyregulation and the role…
 
Seeking the middle ground with a narcissist is impossible. Narcissists are fragile, defensive, manipulative personalities that generally lack empathy and feel entitled to exploit the emotions of others. When you confront a narcissist, they will manipulate your words against you. In this episode, Lisa A. Romano shares her wisdom on how to best deal …
 
Have you ever felt stuck in life? If so, you'll really enjoy Lisa A. Romano's take on why your brain is to blame. It's not you, it's your programming as Lisa always says. In this episode, Lisa will help you understand why you get emotionally stuck in life and what you can do about it. To work with Lisa and her team and to learn to enhance your own …
 
When dealing with a narcissist, we often underestimate the level of dangerousness of a person or situation. This episode explores behaviors and actions that should never be minimized, ignored, or dismissed. *Please note: Information provided on this episode are general suggestions and is not applicable to every situation or person. This episode may…
 
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