Covert narcissists have a special way of bonding with you that can feel normal…at first. They are masters of deception in the sense that they can create initial positive impressions, even as they slowly diminish you. Dr. Les Carter gives you a clear description of trauma bonding, and weaves it into an explanation of the distinct ways covert narcissists operate. You can learn to detect the signs of the trauma bonds in your key relationships, then as your insight grows, so can your capacity for boundaries and independent living.  

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