S3 EP68: Why Can’t I Leave? The Crazy Confusion from Late-Stage Cognitive Dissonance

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Have you asked yourself, “Why can't I leave?” You know you should. You've even started hiding the ugly truth of what's really going on behind closed doors.

In this episode, Lisa Sonni joins me to discuss late-stage cognitive dissonance. Learn the underlying cause of the agonizing confusion that paralyzes the victim from acting in their own best interest. Find out what it took for us to break free from its terrible grip.

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