Physics Powered Healing

How low self-worth & distorted sense of self stops you from leaving abusive/ toxic relationships

July 21, 2021 Dr. Anastasia Chopelas
Physics Powered Healing
How low self-worth & distorted sense of self stops you from leaving abusive/ toxic relationships
Show Notes

Discover insights about abusive relationships, including two of the most common reasons women don’t leave their abusive partners. It has nothing to do with intelligence.

In this episode, Anastasia shares insights about abusive relationships, including two of the most common reasons women don’t leave their abusive partners. It has nothing to do with intelligence. Listen in to discover ways you can overcome some of these.

In this series on relationships, she is going to explore why smart people stay in painful and toxic relationships. And most importantly, what to do about it.

Standout Quotes on Abusive or Toxic Relationships

  • “Relationships are energetically very complex, and are at the top of the list of factors that are important for your health, longevity, happiness, and even your wealth.”
  •  “Early relationships often lead to distorted thoughts about yourself and what a healthy relationship should look like.”
  • “Set clear boundaries for people to avoid people controlling your life.”
  • “When people try to make you feel incompetent and incapable, they’re the ones that are insecure, not you.”
  • “Allow yourself to release anger as you have the power to take back your life.
  • “Women are attractive to abusive men and vice versa men attractive to birth views of women and it has nothing to do with intelligence.
  • “Relationships operate on all levels of your existence.
  • “A no is a no win a yes is a yes period.”
  • “When your feelings of self-worth are gone, you feel incapable of navigating that outside world without that partner.
  • “I started to realize is that it wasn't them - It was me, I was allowing it.”
  • “You can't judge yourself because you are in the container, and you can't see the outside.”

Key Takeaways for Healing from Abusive Relationships:

  • The distorted sense of self can keep you stuck in a relationship you should be leaving.
    Instead of letting others decide your path for you, you get to choose.
  • Other people’s opinion of you matters less than your own. Don’t let old history drag your feelings of self-worth down.
  •  It can take a long time to recognize that you are in emotional pain.
  • You can use symbolic exercises to release anger, things said to you, and toxic relationships/concepts to help release them from your life. In the examples mentioned, it was burning up criticisms, pulling weeds, and beating a pillow with a bat.
  • While working with some exceptional women and men, Anastasia learned that while they are intelligent, their relationships are complex and even puzz

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