“I Love Him! I Hate Him!”

Lori Moulton
6 min readJan 16, 2024

How cognitive dissonance keeps you stuck in your toxic relationship.

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One minute you’re thinking, “You know, I really love him.”. The next minute, you’re thinking, “You know, I think I really just hate him!”. He did that one little sweet thing that made you think that he really had your back. He knows the things you like, and puts in effort to make sure you feel loved.

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Lori Moulton

Certified Transformational Coach, Masters in School Counseling, Teacher, helping others heal from emotionally abusive relationships and build self-love..