Beware the Pedestal

13 Sep 2008

Almost invariably, abused women revisit the early days of
their relationship with regret. Their
partner put them on a pedestal.

Boy it felt good to be on that pedestal!

If you have rarely felt special in months, years, or worse,
your whole life, how seductive is a pedestal? 

Finally, there is someone who is acting out your wildest
dreams for you. From a standing start,
he quickly says the kind of things you had always hoped to hear (but wondered
if you ever would). He is the ardent
suitor who won’t take “no” for an answer. He tells you that none of the women he knew can compare with you.

Are you gratified? You bet, you are.

yet, even then the warning signs are there. CLICK HERE to carry on reading


Annie Kaszina, international Emotional Abuse Recovery specialist and award-winning author of 3 books designed to help women recognise and heal from toxic relationships so that they can build healthy, lasting relationships with the perfect partner for them, blogs about all aspects of abuse, understanding Narcissists and how to avoid them and building strong self-worth. To receive Annie’s blog direct to your Inbox just leave your details here.

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