Ask Layla

Ask Layla: ‘My best friend’s toxic on-again, off-again relationship with her ex is driving a wedge between us’

Finding a way to play a supportive role while not burning out from compassion fatigue is key, writes Irish Tatler advice columnist and psychologist Layla Voll-Collins

“Emotional abusers use manipulative tactics to make survivors believe they cannot live without them, undermining their confidence and self-worth“