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Narcissist Apocalypse gives a voice to survivors of domestic violence, toxic relationships, narcissistic abuse, sociopath abuse, sexual abuse, child abuse, emotional abuse, financial abuse, & psychopath abuse. Our host, Brandon Chadwick, talks with survivors about growing up in dysfunctional families, codependency, fear, obligation, guilt, bullying, infidelity, betrayal trauma, fraud, intimate partner violence, narcissism, liars, neglect, healing, and more. For survivors, we guarantee you'll ...
 
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Brandon talks with Darlene Lancer (LMFT) about codependency vs. narcissism, shame vs. guilt, self acceptance, & intimacy. Plus they discuss, perfectionism, compulsion, core feelings, abandonment, emotional availability, imposter syndrome, and much more. They even have a giggle when Brandon realizes he has more issues than he thought. ***There are a…
 
Brandon talks with Ethel about her physically abusive relationship with a violent narcissist who used their PTSD as an excuse for everything. It’s a story of victim playing, infidelity, guilt, shame, emotional abuse, and the power of persuasion. Plus they discuss, people pleasing, care taking, failure, body issues, mirroring, gaslighting, future fa…
 
Brandon talks with High Conflict Divorce Coach & Consultant, Tina Swithin about her experience with post separation abuse, self representation, legal abuse, domestic violence, manipulation, and stalking. Plus they discuss, financial abuse, filing motions, counter parenting, family court, teaching children boundaries, parental alienation, neglectful…
 
Brandon talks with Kinsey about her abusive relationship with a psychologically abusive narcissist. It's a story of financial abuse, infidelity, victim playing, loss of individuality, CPTSD, manipulation, and that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, trauma bonds, love addiction, shame, control, depression, nightmares, self worth, p…
 
Brandon and his old pal Melissa, listen and read letters that our community sent in about domestic violence, narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse, toxic families, betrayal, and more. Thank you to our sponsor BETTERHELP. If you need online counseling from anywhere in the world, please do go to https://www.betterhelp.com/nap Get started today and enjo…
 
Brandon talks with Adelaide about her 10 year toxic relationship with a dehumanizing wealthy narcissist abuser. It’s a story of financial abuse, isolation, infidelity, neglect, threats, and that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, custody, intimate partner violence, codependency, people pleasing, being a fixer, celebrities, extreme wealth, self…
 
Brandon talks with psychotherapist and author of The Gaslighting Recovery Journal, Alisa Stamps, about recognizing and healing from gaslighting and emotional abuse. Plus they discuss, Golden Child vs. Scapegoat, narcissistic abuse, internal family systems, Gestalt therapy, and doing the work. You can find Alisa Stamps at https://www.alisastamps.com…
 
Brandon talks with Freda about her abusive marriage with an entitled toxic narcissist. It's a story of facades, fraud, infidelity, forensic accounting, and knowing that something was wrong. Plus they discuss betrayal, physical abuse, future faking, the silent treatment, being good enough, not being able to voice your feelings, cheating, religious a…
 
Brandon talks with Vienna about the top 50 signs of verbal manipulation by a narcissist or abuser. We go into depth on 50 different verbal manipulation tactics of domestic violence with examples, tips, and much more. It's an informative and fun episode. Thank you to our sponsor BETTERHELP. If you need online counseling from anywhere in the world, p…
 
Brandon talks with Taylor about growing up with a narcissistic mother. It’s a story of generational trauma, common enemies, enmeshment, and neglect. Plus they discuss, guilt, people pleasing, shoplifting, financial abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, body issues, suicide, being good enough, people pleasing, fixing, parentification, gaslighting, al…
 
Brandon talks with Carleigh, the host of the Toxic Workplace Podcast, about recognizing toxic workplaces, narcissistic abuse & bosses, and changing the way we work. Plus they discuss, respecting workers, feminism, understanding our value, greed, corporate America, office gossip, and much more. To listen to the Toxic Workplace Podcast, click here. T…
 
Brandon talks with Erika about her toxic relationship with a triangulating grifter. It’s a story of sexual identity manipulation, social media smear campaigns, escape plans, and the healing power of the enneagram. Plus they discuss, domestic violence, LGBTQ issues, Mennonite culture, gaslighting, mirroring, future faking, sense of self, homelessnes…
 
Brandon talks with former domestic violence survivor story guest Tricia Macalka (Gal - November 30th, 2020) about her new book, Narcissist Misaligned Mind: How My Faith And Rebirth Helped Me Escape The Abuse, the ins and outs of storytelling for survivors, and going 'no contact' with her abusive sibling. If you want some tips and pointers about get…
 
Brandon talks with Quinn about her toxic relationship with a rage filled abuser. It’s a story of caretaking, chivalry as a form of control, self regulation, and threats of physical abuse. Plus they discuss, domestic violence, emotional abuse, gaslighting, hoovering, brainwashing, reverse psychology, depression, the cycle of abuse, alienation, lonel…
 
Brandon talks with Shirin Peykar (LMFT/Coach - Narcissistic Abuse & Mindful Parenting Specialist) stops by the show to discuss the steps to take before leaving your narcissist, parallel parenting, parenting plans, reactive abuse, emotional abuse, domestic violence and repairing relationships with your children. Plus, we answer audience questions to…
 
Brandon talks with Nova about being raised by overt and covert abusive parents. It's a story of generational trauma, smear campaigns, terror, and becoming your own abuser. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, physical abuse, isolation, sibling abuse, rage, anger, confusion, shame, scapegoats, neglect, abuse by proxy, control, medical neglect, conditiona…
 
Brandon talks with Leslie Miller (LICSW & Former GAL) about the ways in which a narcissistic parent impacts identity; perception of the world; and relationships with others. Plus they discuss, domestic violence, narcissistic abuse, emotional abuse, abandonment, trauma, gender outcomes, emotional incest, and much more. You can reach Leslie Miller at…
 
Brandon talks with Kaya about her toxic relationship with a psychological abuser. It's a story of addiction, fear, smear campaigns, and post relationship abuse. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, triangulation, spirituality, the big book, feeling seen, push/pulls, isolation, custody, victim playing, murder, child bullying, child mimicking abuse, rage,…
 
Brandon talks with Vienna (Astro Investigator) about how a narcissist can trigger a spiritual emergency/existential crisis, the dark night of the soul, and how your natal chart can put you on a path back to self. Plus they discuss, depression, grief, cortisol, emotional vampires, and much more. Vienna's Instagram can be found at https://www.instagr…
 
Brandon talks with Valentina about being a prisoner of a financially abusive relationship. It’s a story of resilience, reverse manipulation, kidnapping, and escape plans. Plus they discuss, faith based abuse, being a single mom, codependency, not having a voice, feeling seen, loneliness, hope, Ebay, Fiver, Offerup, worthiness, gaslighting, kernels …
 
Brandon talks with Debbie Tudor (LPC SUPERVISOR) about scapegoats, narcissistic abuse, dual diagnosis, narcissism, and much more. Debbie Tudor is the author of the healing workbook 'It's Not You, It's Them: 30 Days of Hope and Help for the Adult Child of a Narcissistic Parent', as well as 'Divine Relaxation' which is available on Itunes. Debbie Tud…
 
Brandon talks with Lyric about her toxic relationship with a financial abuser. It’s a story of persistence, creating narratives, peer pressure, and the value of letting go. Plus they discuss, mirroring, love bombing, sexual abuse, shame, the fear of being alone, charisma, friends with good intentions, suffering in silence, lying, infidelity, gut fe…
 
Brandon talks with Leslie Miller (LICSW and former GAL) about the role of a Guardian ad Litem, preparing for a custody evaluation, how the abuser flips the script in court, and how to handle false accusations. Plus they discuss, factors that influence custody (what the GAL looks for), challenges to getting full custody, why doesn’t the court unders…
 
Brandon talks with Opal about her toxic relationship with a grandiose narcissist. It’s a story of push/pulls, enmeshed personal and business lives, the fear of failure, and putting your self worth into someone else’s hands. Plus they discuss, perfectionism, infidelity, depression, addiction, fairy tales, Disney, people pleasing, belief systems, fly…
 
Brandon talks with HG Tudor, about the three schools of narcissists, control tactics, and perspectives. Plus they discuss, cadres, classes, half truths, coparenting, psychopaths vs. narcissists, types of control, grey rock, and much more. A very valuable episode. HG Tudor website can be found at https://narcsite.com HG Tudor Youtube channel is http…
 
Brandon talks with Alma about her toxic relationship with a future faking conman. It’s a story of grand gestures, elaborate scenes, victim playing, and constant little lies. Plus they discuss, belief systems, coping versus doing the work, serial narcissist dating, Osama Bin Laden, testing boundaries, overwhelming love bombs, guilt, body image, infi…
 
Brandon talks with Bill Eddy, LCSW Esq. about coparenting with high conflict individuals, gatekeeping, custody, parental alienation, triggers, and court. Bill Eddy developed the high conflict personality theory to explain the driving forces behind people who present the most challenging behaviors. He is an expert on managing disputes involving high…
 
Brandon talks with Aurora about her abusive marriage to a covert narcissist. It’s a story of trauma responses, future faking, coming out, and changing abuse tactics. Plus they discuss, financial abuse, faith based abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, gaslighting, stonewalling, silent treatments, postpartum depression, shame, LGBTQ …
 
Brandon chats with family law attorney, Lloyd Malech about how you can unwind bad court rulings, positive mindsets, protective orders, establishing momentum, lawyer affordability, representing yourself in court, trial strategies, and much more. Lloyd Malech can be reached at https://malechlaw.com Domestic Violence Hotline Number - 1.800.799.SAFE Jo…
 
Brandon talks with Shilo about growing up in an enmeshed family, which evolved into marrying a faith based abuser. It’s a sinister story of scapegoats, puppet masters, smear campaigns, and toxic therapists. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, covert narcissistic mothers, victim playing, kernels of truth, toxic faith communities, fraud, deception, faith…
 
Brandon talks with Christian Abuse Coach, Natalie Hoffman about faith based abuse, misogyny, toxic churches, and the fear of God. Plus they discuss, smear campaigns, feminism, self advocacy, kernels of truth, sinning, shame/fear based churches, brain programming, and getting out. You can find Natalie Hoffman at https://www.flyingfreenow.com Natalie…
 
Brandon talks with Regan about her toxic relationship with a future faking abuser. It’s a story of belief systems, moving goal posts, breadcrumbs, hoover tactics, and looking inward in the aftermath. Plus they discuss, guilt, intimidation, intimate partner violence, the difficulty of cutting the cord, silent treatments, bitcoin, people pleasing, fi…
 
Chad talks with Helen, a Domestic Violence, Custody, Divorce Attorney, & Narcissist Abuse Survivor, about the steps abuse victims need to take when divorcing someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder or other High Conflict Personalities. Helen gives a thorough rundown about the role of an attorney and how the use of documentation is the most e…
 
Brandon talks with Cece about her toxic relationship with a financial abuser. It’s a story of narcissistic mothers, belief systems, trust tricks, emotional abuse, and using PTSD as a weapon. Plus they discuss, emancipation, jealousy, body shaming, parental neglect, true crime, future faking, addiction, fixing, sowing positive seeds as a manipulatio…
 
Brandon talks with Shay about her toxic marriage to a subtle abuser. It's a story of slow burns, neglect, alcoholism, and infidelity. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, therapy as a smokescreen, respect, private investigators, dismissiveness, surviving, self regulation, caretaking, jealousy, rage loneliness, hiding in long distance, slow escalations, …
 
Brandon talks with Pink about their toxic relationship with a paranoid abuser. It’s a story of validation, wild accusations, victim playing, finding a new healthy normal & that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, the normality of chaos, codependency, gaslighting, being a fixer, loneliness, jealousy, insecurity, rage, trusting your gut, bonding …
 
Chad talks with Maxine about her abusive marriage to a possible psychopath. It's a story of the enlightened conman, disappearing acts, physical abuse, and a flawed court system. Plus they discuss, mirroring, gaslighting, rage disguised as passion, pedestals, the silent treatment, boundary testing, self doubt, codependency, cognitive dissonance, fea…
 
Chad talks with Greg about growing up in a household with an emotionally abusive mother and a physically abusive father. It's a story of shame, guilt, abuse cycles, and going no contact for good. Plus they discuss, scapegoats, gaslighting, yoga, physical abuse, love bombing, extensions of oneself, trust, Nickelodeon, mixed messages, work abuse, com…
 
Chad talks with Willow about her abusive relationship with a malignant narcissist. It's a story of control, isolation, smear campaigns, private investigators, and that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, crazy exes, intermittent reinforcement, word salad, victim playing, jealousy, chronic insecurity, sleep deprivation, abortion, animal neglect,…
 
Chad talks with Isabelle about her toxic relationship with a covert mirroring narcissist. It's a story of CPTSD, intermittent reinforcement, restraining orders, smear campaigns, and that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, future faking, introverts, narcissistic rage, moving goal posts, word salad, generational trauma, testing boun…
 
Chad talks with Lea about her toxic relationship with a leach of a narcissist. It's a story of bonding over trauma, smear campaigns, believing things were your fault, and standing in your truth. Plus they discuss, court, trusting your therapist, isolation, belittling, infidelity accusations, mirroring, future faking, negative/positive statements, m…
 
Chad talks with Mira about her toxic relationship with a financial abuser. It's a story of future faking, enmeshed parents, scams, deceit disguised as love, and knowing that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, self confidence, infidelity, mirroring, trauma bonds, bonding over trauma, grandiosity, blame shifting, narcissistic parents, withholdin…
 
Chad talks with Tabatha about her toxic relationship with a controlling predator. It's a story of abusing authority, intimate partner violence, isolation, the kindness of strangers, and knowing that something was wrong.. . Plus they discuss, the silent treatment, narcissistic parents, proving yourself, spyware, being seen, suicidal ideation, sleep …
 
Chad talks with Nico about her toxic relationship with a serial predator. Nico's story spans multiple countries and involves 30+ other women. It's a story of Facebook phishing, future faking, financial abuse, solidarity, and knowing that something was wrong. Plus they discuss, mirroring, fake personas, mask slipping, ptsd, flying monkeys, manipulat…
 
Chad talks with Hazel about her abusive relationship with an overt toxic narcissist. It's a story of suicide threats, being held against your will, financial abuse, and victim blaming police officers. Plus they discuss empaths, abandonment, isolation, sexual assault, physical abuse, victim playing, rage, fixing, inner child healing, guilt, and much…
 
Chad talks with Shaw about being raised by her narcissistic mother who scapegoated her from birth. It's a story of abandonment, self harm, normalizing chaos, and going no contact for good. Plus they discuss, manipulation, suicide, addiction, gossip, victim playing, fear, and much more. *** TRIGGER WARNING - This episode discusses child sex abuse an…
 
Chad talks Uma about her physically abusive relationship that caused her and her son to flee to another state. It's a story of PTSD, programming, intimate partner violence, and resilience. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, child PTSD, rage, health issues, patterns, believing things are your fault, belittling, reactive abuse, control, somatic work, in…
 
Chad talks with Simon about growing up with an emotionally stunted narcissistic father. It's a story of fear, identity issues, low self everything, and family adoption secrets. Plus they discuss, alcoholism, rage, anger, learned helplessness, adhd, scapegoats, nature vs. nurture, emptiness, parenthood, being good enough, and much more. *** Part of …
 
Chad talks Xena about her toxic relationship with a projection heavy narcissist. It's a story of isolation, the family facade, recognizing abuse cycles, and child abandonment. Plus they discuss, gaslighting, self awareness, suicidal ideation, alcoholism, victim playing, nitpicking, the power of vouching, divorce, and much more. *** This episode doe…
 
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