Tag Archives: bad behavior

Single Parenting College Kids With Anxiety

I don’t know if it’s some planetary alignment or just plain exhaustion lately, but I’m tired.  And yes, I slipped up so I need to get back on the quit wagon.  But I did make it 10 days without smoking … Continue reading

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Lesson Reminder – Divorced From A Narcissist

I had to contact my divorce lawyer and pay him to help me again because my ex-husband intentionally betrayed the divorce agreement.  Time and again, he thinks the rules don’t apply to him.  But they do and if I’m the … Continue reading

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What’s In A Lie?

A lie is a lie. A white lie is a lie. A half truth is a lie. A hidden truth is a lie. A lie by omission is a lie. Intended deception is a lie. A false impression is a … Continue reading

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Kids Of Divorce and The Narcissist Family

My college kids are having a tough time navigating their relationship with their dad who is mostly absent.  It doesn’t help that his mommy has stuck her narcissistic snout into their relationship often and as her son’s biggest fan, feels … Continue reading

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When You Are Scared To Speak Up

After more than two decades of marriage, it became easier to allow my former husband’s happiness to matter more than my own.  It was an unhealthy pattern.  And I blame myself for allowing it. I didn’t speak up because I … Continue reading

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Anger And The Single Parent

Anger raised its ugly fist this weekend at our house.  I had to stay centered as chaos swirled around us.  Thank God I wasn’t the direct reason for the anger because it was freaking tense here and that’s an understatement. … Continue reading

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Kids Need Therapy Too

I have had enough with my kids and their anger towards my former husband, their father.  While neither will confront him with the laundry list of complaints they have about him, I am getting the brunt of their frustration and … Continue reading

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