Struggling to get through Mother’s Day? Was your mother abusive or neglectful towards you? Did you decide to sever the relationship because it was toxic? Do you feel out of place by everyone talking about their wonderful relationships with their mom, while your relationship was the exact opposite? Here are some ways to help you cope, and heal on a non-traditional Mother’s Day.
About Natalie Jones
Dr. Natalie Jones, PsyD., LPCC is a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in working with professional Black women who have been in emotionally and psychologically abusive relationships with narcissists, African American mental health issues, as well as with individuals who were previously incarcerated. Dr. Jones has a podcast called A Date with Darkness Podcast, which specializes in providing education and tips on healing from narcissistic abuse in relationships. Dr. Jones received her masters in clinical counseling psychology from the Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Chicago, IL, and her doctorate in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in San Francisco, CA. Dr. Jones has also written blogs for the Mind Journal, Therapy for Black Girls, Peskind Law Firm, and PsychCentral. Dr. Jones has also made several television appearances including Fox News Sacramento, and TV One’s For My Man. Contact: https://www.drnataliejones.com
Entries by Natalie Jones
Ever wonder if the person you are sleeping with is a narcissist? Here are some sexual signs, that your lover may be a narcissist.
Are you stuck in an abusive relationship, and can’t get out of it? Do you feel like you are all alone and that with each passing day you slip further into despair? You are not alone, and abuse is not okay. Here are some tips that can help you navigate getting out of your abusive relationship.
It can be difficult to move on after a breakup, particularly if your ex is flaunting their happiness in front of you. Here are 7 tips that can help you pick up the pieces and move on with your life.
If you are still in a relationship with your parent who abused you during childhood, and have difficulty managing your interactions, here are some tips that can help.
If you were never shown love or affection as a child, there is a strong chance that has impacted your ability to express love and affection in your adult relationships. Here are 6 signs that you may be affectionately challenged in your relationships.
When we struggle with feelings of being unloved and unwanted in our relationships with our parents, it sets the standards for how we try and obtain love in our adult relationships. Here are some ways in which we try and obtain love in all the wrong ways….
Do you ever wonder why you end up in the same type of unhealthy relationships? Or why dysfunctional people continue to come in your life? Here are some reasons why people who are abusive are continuously drawn to you….
Feeling like you can’t trust your partner? Have you turned into a detective, and spend all of your spare time checking up on your lover? Here are some reflections on why you should turn in your detective badge and focus on you.
If you were abused as a child, you may find that you engage in behaviors that are not beneficial to you or your relationships as an adult. Here are some things that you may be doing which could be reeking havoc on your life.