Save Your Sanity - Help for Toxic Relationships
Six Constantly Flying Red Flags That Should Tip You Off to Hijackals - Dr. Rhoberta Shaler
You're been in the relationship for a while. Maybe, it's even your parent! Or, a new partner?
Or, you're waking up to the fact that you simply cannot please your partner because s/he WILL NOT be pleased, no matter what you do!
Your partner may be a #Hijackal®.
Your partner may have narcissistic behaviors and self-centered motives.
Your partner may have anti-social behaviors.
Your partner may incapable of empathy, and therefore, incapable of real love.
You need to know these six red flags!
These constantly flying red flags--and really, they are always there when you know what to look for--and how you can look at them differently to see how destructive and damaging they really are to your sense of self. Oh, and of course, they create impossible to enjoy relationships, too!
I create the term, Hijackals®, to give us a way to talk about the patterns, traits, and cycles of difficult people without the necessity of psychological diagnosis. A diagnosis won't help you deal with them, but knowing what they are up to will.
Here's my definition: "Hijackals are people who hijack relationships--for their own purposes--and then scavenge the daily for power, status, and control." Sound familiar? You need to know if you are with a Hijackal!
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HIGHLIGHTS OF TODAY'S EPISODE:
- Six red flags you see way too often but may be missing
- Why you need to learn to be strategic in the relationship
- How to get some perspective on what's really bothering you in a difficult relationship
- Why you may keep telling yourself "It's not so bad" and why you need to stop
Don't worry. Other episodes will definitely help you get out of the Hijackal®Trap, and out of the relationship if that is what you want to do.
You deserve to create a life that is calm, peaceful, creative, and productive. A #Hijackal wants to be sure that you do not.
No emotional safety when you're in a relationship with a Hijackal!
Listen to today's episode, and, if by chance, you're still wondering if you have had a #Hijackal in your life, grab my
FREE EBOOK, How to Spot a Hijackal® at Hijackals.com . You need to know what's up now, so you don't make mistakes that will hurt you. Grab it!
If you need help with any part of the journey with--and from--a #Hijackal, I'm here for you. Let's talk soon. I make it easy and accessible for you to have your first one-hour session with me for only $97.
Make positive changes NOW.
Rhoberta Shaler, PhD,
The Relationship Help Doctor
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