Parshas Korach - Don't Let Yourself Be Swallowed Alive - Living in a Toxic Relationship
Updated: Jul 5
This week's Parsha is a master class on how to respond when you find yourself in a chaotic relationship. Korach is the archetypal narcissist who seeks to control others. While he appears to have a noble mission, in truth it is just a way of elevating himself. Moshe Rabbeinu's response teaches us how we ought to behave when we find ourselves in similar situations.
In this shiur Rav Burg explains how we develop a healthy sense of self, the repercussions of falling out of self, and how to engage in an appropriate fashion when interacting with someone who tries to subsume you within their being.