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See Yourself

The time you spend trying to be good enough in someone else’s eyes:  you don’t get that back, and no one else can measure your worth other than you.  So stop wasting time trying to prove yourself to anyone who … Continue reading

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Would You Take Your Ex Back?

If he wanted to come back, would you take your Ex back? It’s a loaded question for sure.  I think it depends on you, on him and on the unique circumstances that surround your break up.  But I see so … Continue reading

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But What About My Side Of The Story?

Learn to be ok with people not knowing your side of the story.  You have nothing to prove to anyone.  – Anonymous I’ve heard through the grapevine (and my kids) that my in-laws (now ex-laws) and their father (now the … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

I was watching some video about the saying, It’s not you, it’s me, and how when break ups sometimes occur, that’s the line used.  I guess the, It’s not you, it’s me, is designed to make the person whom you’re … Continue reading

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Get Off The Merry-Go-Round

I allowed myself to stay on the merry-go-round in my head for too long.  I knew it.  I couldn’t help myself because I kept thinking that this go round would be different.  What’s that quote about insanity?  Doing the same … Continue reading

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A Single Girl’s Lesson From Divorce

It took me awhile to learn this lesson, but it’s an important one.  I don’t need a man to complete me.  That being said, I would like to find a nice man to get to know and to one day … Continue reading

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You Can’t Bully Me Anymore

Ex-wife of a narcissist.  Primary full custody of kids.  Ex husband ignores everyone and everything.  Rules do not apply to him.  And yet, he still thinks that what he demands is to be obeyed by me.  Um…No. You can’t bully … 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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Anxiety In Kids

Neither of my kids ever showed signs of having anxiety, but since the new school year began in September, they’ve been complaining to me that they’re having bouts of anxiety attacks.  I’m a pretty pragmatic Mom, but I’m also compassionate.  … Continue reading

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