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Who Controls You?

Sometimes I look back on my life since the ex left and wonder what the heck I’ve accomplished? And then I realize all that I have done and I feel a little better. There’s been a lot of upheaval in … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Don’t let the title fool you.  Although I’m happy that it’s the 4th of July, I want to talk about your Independence Day.  Your personal Independence Day.  The day you finally realized that THIS IS YOUR LIFE TO LIVE HOW … 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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Take The High Road

I always try to take the high road when I can.  It’s innate in me because I want everyone in my life to be happy and I don’t like giving up or being blamed for anything.  It’s an insecurity of … Continue reading

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Feeding Both Wolves

I don’t know if you’ve heard the story about the wise grandfather who tells his grandson about the two wolves fighting inside each of us.  While I’m shortening the parable so that I don’t bore you by being long-winded, the … Continue reading

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Is This What We Signed Up For?

I have asked myself that question repeatedly over the years.  Did I really sign up for this crazy?  The narcissist relationships that have me bugging out with insomnia?  I’m a fixer by nature and over the years, I repeatedly put … 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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Telling The Unpopular Truth

I found myself in a sticky situation for which I decided to take control of recently.  I’m tired of being the one holding the unpopular truth and being stifled by people who wear blinders in order to continue to believe … Continue reading

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