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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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When Clarity Brings Divinity

I can’t even begin to tell you how much better I am feeling as I go through this process of realizing how the narcissists in my life have evolved.  I don’t blame them for being who they are and I … Continue reading

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It’s Not About You With A Narcissist

I wasted years – Y E A R S – not getting over the fact that my former husband left me.  I desperately went over our past trying to figure out when it all went wrong.  I shouldered the blame … Continue reading

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I Won’t Be Narc Bait Anymore

I was raised by narcissistic parents in addition to a narc brother.  Trained by the narcs, I am a people pleaser, a fixer and I wear my heart on my sleeve.  I love deeply.  I am an empath.  I don’t … Continue reading

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