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Here I Am….

Being honest here, I’ve told myself many lies over the years.  I tried, with my rose-colored glasses firmly planted on my eyes, to make excuses for bad behavior from the people around me.  I was co-dependent, having been trained from … Continue reading

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When The Narcissist Comes Back To Town

it’s been a rough weekend so far.  The ex has come back to town and it’s always messy when he does.  As the ex-wife of a narcissist, I am staying out of the situation, but watching it unravel is exhausting. … Continue reading

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Divorced? Is This Happening To You Too?

Recently I’ve been talking with a few divorced girlfriends who are having a hard time.  A hard time meaning that they’re being triggered by memories of their relationships with their exes, when it was good and when it was bad. … Continue reading

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Triggered

My kids heard from their dad and grandparents yesterday.  I wasn’t aware that they were talking to them until I overheard their voices.  And while I’m not usually an angry person, it triggered something in me that I hadn’t felt … Continue reading

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Another Untold Story of Isolation (part 2)

Parenting can be difficult on any given day.  Add to it that the ex (the kids’ father) doesn’t communicate nor parent at all, yet has a righteous attitude and Monday morning quarterbacks is stressful.  So while I am a single … Continue reading

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Get Real With A Narcissist

It’s coming.  The light that exposes the truth.  But it’s a slow process and while I’ve been infinitely patient, my temperament hasn’t been cooperating.  I’m a bit short-tempered on the inside, but outside, I’m still able to hold it together … Continue reading

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Being Real

I’ve never been a Barbie doll who’s got it all together, perfectly coiffed, dressed and with a bod like a supermodel.  Back in my younger days I was asked to model a little.  I was really thin back then as … Continue reading

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Surrender

Do not mistake my choice to patiently allow what is to happen as surrender.  While I am not being vocal about it, I am quietly allowing what is to unfold, to do exactly that now.  It isn’t easy for me … Continue reading

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Holla If You Feel Like You’ve Been Down The Same Road

I don’t know whether it’s from the full moon last night or some astrological planetary alignment, but I’m being transformed, whether I like it or not.  And it’s unsettling at times and yet, there’s a spark of excitement.  A small … Continue reading

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