Trauma Bonding: What It Is And Signs You’re Doing It

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External happiness is a threat

External sources of happiness, like a new job, a new hobby, a new friend, or anything that could improve someone’s mental state, feel like a threat to the relationship. When your partner tells you about something new and good in his life, you instantly feel worried that that thing could take him away from you – perhaps it could make him so happy that he no longer wants to be in a relationship that is so sad.

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