Melanie Tonia Evans

How To Forgive Yourself For Putting Your Trust In A Narcissist

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  Do you know what I think is the hardest thing about trying to forgive ourselves after a narcissistic relationship? It’s this – We knew… Behind the rose-colored glasses, somewhere deep down our gut was churning. We heard the alarm bells, yet for some reason, we proceeded and kept reconnecting anyway. Why on EARTH did we keep trying? And how do we come to terms with putting our trust in someone that wreaked havoc on us and possibly many of those close to us? (more…)

 

Do you know what I think is the hardest thing about trying to forgive ourselves after a narcissistic relationship?

It’s this – We knew

Behind the rose-colored glasses, somewhere deep down our gut was churning.

We heard the alarm bells, yet for some reason, we proceeded and kept reconnecting anyway.

Why on EARTH did we keep trying?

And how do we come to terms with putting our trust in someone that wreaked havoc on us and possibly many of those close to us?

The 5 Most Common Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Mistakes

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Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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  If you've struggled with your narcissistic abuse recovery, or been in a state where one step forward is followed by two steps back, I hope with all my heart that today’s Thriver TV Episode will be incredibly helpful for you. Why do I think it will? Because today I go through with you the most common mistakes that people make when trying to heal from the terrible trauma of narcissistic abuse. I can’t wait to share this information with you (that is so obvious when you realise it) yet requires us to wake up from a trance to finally understand – True Recovery is NOT what we have been told it is! (more…)

 

If you’ve struggled with your narcissistic abuse recovery, or been in a state where one step forward is followed by two steps back, I hope with all my heart that today’s Thriver TV Episode will be incredibly helpful for you.

Why do I think it will?

Because today I go through with you the most common mistakes that people make when trying to heal from the terrible trauma of narcissistic abuse.

I can’t wait to share this information with you (that is so obvious when you realise it) yet requires us to wake up from a trance to finally understand – True Recovery is NOT what we have been told it is!

3 Counter-Intuitive Steps To Speed Up Your Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

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  I believe, sadly, that much of what we are told about how to heal doesn't help us. Previously, in my own journey with healing from narcissistic abuse, when I thought I had found ‘the way’ and did what other people advised me to do, I experienced coming up empty over and over again. The things I was doing sometimes brought some temporary relief, yet the horrible trauma of feeling like the narcissist was crawling under my skin as well as the haunting obsessions and fear of surviving the trauma and creating a new future, kept coming at me relentlessly – and just didn’t stop. I know so many of you, like I have felt, feel like you are failing. (more…)

 

I believe, sadly, that much of what we are told about how to heal doesn’t help us.

Previously, in my own journey with healing from narcissistic abuse, when I thought I had found ‘the way’ and did what other people advised me to do, I experienced coming up empty over and over again.

The things I was doing sometimes brought some temporary relief, yet the horrible trauma of feeling like the narcissist was crawling under my skin as well as the haunting obsessions and fear of surviving the trauma and creating a new future, kept coming at me relentlessly – and just didn’t stop.

I know so many of you, like I have felt, feel like you are failing.

Should You Make A Narcissist Pay?

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  There are SO many things narcissists do which are totally out of bounds! They lie and betray us to family and friends, work colleagues and bosses. They try to get us taken down by authorities, potentially destroying our incomes, mental functioning and any future ability to generate our lives. The narcissist’s abuse may have destroyed not just our connections and our welfare, but also our health … you may now have so many chronic health conditions that it takes everything to merely survive your everyday existence. And, we believing this person loved us, as they were telling us what we wanted to hear, whilst taking our resources, energy, time, money, souls, sexuality and best years, in order to maintain their own egos. (more…)

 

There are SO many things narcissists do which are totally out of bounds!

They lie and betray us to family and friends, work colleagues and bosses.

They try to get us taken down by authorities, potentially destroying our incomes, mental functioning and any future ability to generate our lives.

The narcissist’s abuse may have destroyed not just our connections and our welfare, but also our health … you may now have so many chronic health conditions that it takes everything to merely survive your everyday existence.

And, we believing this person loved us, as they were telling us what we wanted to hear, whilst taking our resources, energy, time, money, souls, sexuality and best years, in order to maintain their own egos.

Can You Be An Empath Without Being A Target For Narcissists?

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Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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  I am proud of caring about other people – and I know you are too. But do we, as a result of having been abused, have to toughen up, guard our heart, stop being giving and trusting and shut down to ourselves, life and others in order to be safe? The great news is I don’t believe we have to … and in today’s Thriver TV episode I am going to take you through a step-by-step journey today, to show you how you can be an awesome, beautiful, giving person AND be safe …. not just from narcissists, but also safeguarded against being taken for granted by anyone ever again. Today’s episode is all about being a beautiful, kind-hearted person who will never get taken down by a narcissist again – The Quantum Way. (more…)

 

I am proud of caring about other people – and I know you are too.

But do we, as a result of having been abused, have to toughen up, guard our heart, stop being giving and trusting and shut down to ourselves, life and others in order to be safe?

The great news is I don’t believe we have to … and in today’s Thriver TV episode I am going to take you through a step-by-step journey today, to show you how you can be an awesome, beautiful, giving person AND be safe …. not just from narcissists, but also safeguarded against being taken for granted by anyone ever again.

Today’s episode is all about being a beautiful, kind-hearted person who will never get taken down by a narcissist again – The Quantum Way.

The Day I Broke No Contact

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  Today, I  want to share with you my candid story about what happened when I contacted narcissist number 1 after ONE YEAR of No Contact. At the time, I felt like a year of the white-knuckling agony – the effort and supreme will-power to stay away – had all been for nothing. Which plummeted me into the absolute depths of despair – a deep black hole I believed there was no escape from. Yet … I got out of that terrible place, and I was able to claim the wonderful experiences of life and love that I hadn’t yet known were possible. (more…)

 

Today, I  want to share with you my candid story about what happened when I contacted narcissist number 1 after ONE YEAR of No Contact.

At the time, I felt like a year of the white-knuckling agony – the effort and supreme will-power to stay away – had all been for nothing.

Which plummeted me into the absolute depths of despair – a deep black hole I believed there was no escape from.

Yet … I got out of that terrible place, and I was able to claim the wonderful experiences of life and love that I hadn’t yet known were possible.

My Favourite Way To Set Boundaries That Stick

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  Setting boundaries can be incredibly confusing and sometimes even terrifying. What if you’re unclear about your personal rights? Or, are susceptible to being talked out of them? How on earth do you get people to respect your boundaries – even if you can identify them and express them? Is it possible to lay boundaries, not get sucked into arguments about them, and just have them stick? (more…)

 

Setting boundaries can be incredibly confusing and sometimes even terrifying.

What if you’re unclear about your personal rights?

Or, are susceptible to being talked out of them?

How on earth do you get people to respect your boundaries – even if you can identify them and express them?

Is it possible to lay boundaries, not get sucked into arguments about them, and just have them stick?

Why People Attract Narcissists

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  It's a sad truth, that if we've been hooked by a narcissist in the past, it's very likely that we'll have encounters with more in the future. You may have had the experience of seeing narcissists 'everywhere' and feel like a small fish in a sea of sharks every time you step foot out into the world. If you are anything like I was, you might be incredibly sick of continually attracting toxic people into your life and just wish that you could finally connect with healthy, authentic and supportive people instead. How do we do this? (more…)

 

It’s a sad truth, that if we’ve been hooked by a narcissist in the past, it’s very likely that we’ll have encounters with more in the future.

You may have had the experience of seeing narcissists ‘everywhere’ and feel like a small fish in a sea of sharks every time you step foot out into the world.

If you are anything like I was, you might be incredibly sick of continually attracting toxic people into your life and just wish that you could finally connect with healthy, authentic and supportive people instead.

How do we do this?

How To Use The Holiday Period To Heal In The Most Spectacular Way

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Written by   Melanie Tonia Evans
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  First off, I want to wish all of our lovely American Thriver Family a wonderful Thanksgiving this week! Because we are heading into the holiday season, I really wanted to do this Thriver TV episode to help you stay safe and maintain your peace this Christmas ... And also to explain how you can use this time to heal in the most spectacular way. If you are dreading holiday time, my heart goes out to you. You may still be suffering the trauma of what happened to you, or be in terrible battles with the narcissist over custody and property. (more…)

 

First off, I want to wish all of our lovely American Thriver Family a wonderful Thanksgiving this week!

Because we are heading into the holiday season, I really wanted to do this Thriver TV episode to help you stay safe and maintain your peace this Christmas …

And also to explain how you can use this time to heal in the most spectacular way.

If you are dreading holiday time, my heart goes out to you. You may still be suffering the trauma of what happened to you, or be in terrible battles with the narcissist over custody and property.

How Narcissistic Abuse Taught Me To Be A Source To Myself

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  I talk in the Community, a lot, about how important it is to become a source to ourselves, so that we can stop handing power over to narcissists – False Selves. And, also, so that we become powerful creators of our own lives, without dependence on anyone else to provide it for us. And then I realised – I had never done a Thriver TV episode specifically on this! In today's video, I am going to be addressing the four key elements of self: self-love, self-approval, security and survival and how you can identify if you are deficient in some or all of these areas. Personally, before recovering from narcissistic abuse, despite appearing outwardly that I had my life together, I was a complete disaster in all of these areas. (more…)

 

I talk in the Community, a lot, about how important it is to become a source to ourselves, so that we can stop handing power over to narcissists – False Selves. And, also, so that we become powerful creators of our own lives, without dependence on anyone else to provide it for us.

And then I realised – I had never done a Thriver TV episode specifically on this!

In today’s video, I am going to be addressing the four key elements of self: self-love, self-approval, security and survival and how you can identify if you are deficient in some or all of these areas.

Personally, before recovering from narcissistic abuse, despite appearing outwardly that I had my life together, I was a complete disaster in all of these areas.