This week we are talking about hoovering. If the term is new to you, hoovering is a tactic an ex-partner might use to suck you back into the relationship. When you try to leave a toxic relationship, it can be scary, unknown, and you may start second-guessing yourself. Dr. Heidi Brocke returns to help us understand what hoovering is and shares the signs so you can avoid being lured back into a toxic relationship.
Dr. Heidi Brocke is the perfect person to talk about hoovering because she is a toxic relationship awareness and healing specialist. She has turned her past into her passion as she provides hope, healing, and freedom to those whose lives have been affected by toxic relationships, emotional abuse, and narcissistic behaviors.
Featured topics and insights include:
- If you feel like shit all the time in your relationship, something is wrong. (8:00)
- The three things seen during the love-bombing stage and how that connects to hoovering. (9:19)
- As soon as an ex starts feeling insecure about the loss of the relationship, that is when the hoovering typically begins. (13:13)
- The tactics and signs of hoovering. (13:57)
- This has nothing to do with you or the relationship, it has everything to do with the fact your ex feels insecure and is looking to regain power and control. (30:19)
Learn more about Dr. Heidi Brocke:
As a Toxic Relationship Awareness & Healing Specialist, Dr. Heidi Brocke has turned her past into her passion as she provides hope, healing, and freedom to those whose lives have been affected by toxic relationships, emotional abuse, and narcissistic behaviors. After 24 years in healthcare, she has now moved on to use her life experience and her education to be the person she needed when she herself was trapped in the darkness of an unhealthy relationship. Through education, Dr. Heidi presents to her clients the understanding they need to empower themselves to walk through fear and into freedom. She has been featured in Forbes, Time Magazine, and Thrive Global for her dedication to her clients and her work in the toxic relationship area. Her podcast, “It’s Not Normal It’s Toxic,” has reached clients and followers worldwide, now with over 1 million downloads. She plans to continue her mission to educate as many as possible on the effects of toxic relationships and emotional abuse.
Resources & Links:
Private Coaching with Kate
Dr. Heidi Brocke’s website
It’s Not Normal, It’s Toxic Podcast
Become a member of the We’re INNIT Together Community
Dr. Heidi on Instagram
Dr. Heidi on Facebook
Episode 178: From Toxic to Free with Dr. Heidi Brocke
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