Monthly Archives: November 2017

Just Let The Sleeping Dog Lie

You’ve heard the following quotes, haven’t you?  Don’t poke the bear?  Just let the sleeping dog lie?  Well, how about if I add, don’t try to explain it to the narcissist? I have learned the hard way that a narcissist … Continue reading

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Attracting Narcissists

If you know the word narcissist and you’ve found that you have some in your life, you may be wondering how the hell did I attract them?  As I’ve gotten healthier, I’ve realized the secret to the bunch of narcissists … Continue reading

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Changing Christmas Traditions

After the uncomfortable dinner at my brother’s house for Thanksgiving, I’m not returning for Christmas.  Although I haven’t told my kids yet, nor my brother and his family, I’m not reliving another holiday there.  I know it’s going to cause … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Healing Time After Divorce

If you have experienced a divorce, you know that it hurts.  Whether you’re the leaver or the one left, it’s hard.  Frankly, I think it’s harder to be the one left in any relationship, but the leaver has difficulty too.  … Continue reading

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No More Taunting Memories

I’ll be honest, there’s a downside to decorating for Christmas.  It’s separating your present from your past.  Even though there’s a freedom in decorating my way, I found a few little treasures that I’d forgotten that I had packed away … Continue reading

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I Can Finally Decorate Early!

I am so excited!  Just another baby step towards my new chapter, but such a fun way to start the holidays.  Yes, I’m planning on decorating early this year.  My blogging friend Sam and I were just talking about it … Continue reading

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No More Clutching, I Let Go

I clutch the phone tightly in my hand as the anger flows and then ebbs.  What I want to write in response to the text would not put me on Santa’s good list, at all.  In fact, coal would probably … Continue reading

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