Thu, 3 February 2022

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm GMT

How to Escape your Toxic Relationship

Maddy Anholt In Conversation With Hannah MacInnes

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Are you forever finding yourself in the stranglehold of controlling companions? Recognize the markers of a toxic relationship with this pragmatic guide from comedian Maddy Anholt.

It’s time to say goodbye to unhappy and unhealthy relationships for good.

Join us for a candid account of the complex, subtle nature of coercive control and abusive relationships from comedian Maddy Anholt, who – until her eyes were opened – had spent her entire dating life trapped in them.

Relatable and accessible, the livestream event will cover the common techniques toxic twerps use to exert control, including gaslighting, breadcrumbing and negging. Maddy will help you see and respond to red flags, recognize controlling traits, and learn to give any prospective date a score on Maddy’s unique ‘Psychometer’, from super-empath to psychopath.

Vitally, by interweaving psychological insight and autobiographical anecdotes, Maddy will show you the road to self-discovery, leading you on the path to safer dating and a healthier, more joyful life.

Funny, judgement-free and full of brilliant first-hand advice, this empowering guide will help anyone ditch their controlling partner to find freedom and happiness.

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Maddy Anholt

Comedian, actor, and Women’s Aid Ambassador

Maddy Anholt is a comedian, actor, Women’s Aid Ambassador, and the author of How to Leave Your Psychopath. She has appeared in sitcoms for BBC Three, BBC One, ITV and Channel 4. She’s had four sell-out solo comedies at Underbelly, Gilded Balloon, Latitude Festival Main Stage and the Soho Theatre. Her show, Herselves was nominated ‘Best New Show’ at the Leicester Comedy Festival. She performed at Underbelly, Edinburgh where she was shortlisted for The Voice’s ‘Pick of the Fringe’. Maddy also wrote and starred in her own comedy for BBC Radio 4 and has amassed over seven million views online for her sketches.

Hannah MacInnes

Presenter, Podcaster and Host of How To Academy’s live programmes.

Hannah MacInnes is a broadcaster and journalist. Alongside hosting How To Academy’s live programmes and podcast, she presents a cultural show on Times Radio and interviews on-stage at a number of other major literary events. She is the host of The Klosters Forum Podcast series and has written for the Radio Times, the Evening Standard and TLS. Before going freelance she worked for 8 years at BBC Newsnight, as Planning Editor and as a Producer / Filmmaker.