Coercive control is a seriously negative strategy introduced in some relationships. Listen to today’s show to understand if you are in a coercive control relationship, and how to navigate this territory.
In this episode, we discuss relationship advice topics that include:
- Coercive control as a strategy for your partner to dominate others through manipulation, isolation and other toxic behaviors
- How to stand up to a coercive controlling partner
- How to determine if your partner exhibits coercive controlling behavior
- Changing the negative patterns and seeking professional help
- And much more!
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD is the author of Invisible Chains: Overcoming Coercive Control in Your Intimate Relationship. With a PhD in Psychology, she has spent 25 years as a researcher, advocate and teacher on topics related to violence against women and children.
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