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What is "The Hijackal Trap?" Am I Caught in It?
Are you caught in The Hijackal Trap? You really need to know, so you can make clear choices.
The Hijackal® Trap is often very hard to recognize because it is often subterranean, deep in the murky areas of the relationships only showing up every now and again. Or, maybe, it's showing up increasingly frequency now, and you need to know right away.
You get glimpses of it in confusing early moments in your relationship, and if you're like most people with a desire to be in love, you ignore those glimpses because you want everything to be wonderful, solvable, and moving in a great direction towards one another. Right? That's the way it's supposed to work. It doesn't work that way with #Hijackals, sadly.
The Hijackal Trap is illusive. Now you see it. No, you don't. And, because you don't really want to see it, you likely ignore it or make excuses for it when it does raise its ugly head.
You're listening today because you know you are tired of feeling put down, worn down, or torn down...and, usually all three!
Hijackals--those relentlessly difficult people with the patterns, traits, and cycles shared by those with narcissistic, passive-aggressive, sociopathic, histrionic, psychopathic, and borderline tendencies--can be very charming. For sure, they are full of immediate excuses for the their behavior. Worse, though, is that the have a tendency to make everything your fault! Familiar?
You'll know if you're caught in The Hijackal Trap very soon. I think you're suspecting it's true, right?
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HIGHLIGHTS OF TODAY'S EPISODE:
- Recognizing the Hijackal Trap
- Why things may seem comfortably uncomfortable, or familiar
- Why you may have consciously or unconsciously missed the red flags
- What to watch for
- How to know if you're caught in the Hijackal Trap
Don't worry. Other episodes will definitely help you get out of the 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
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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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