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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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I No Longer Believe You

“I’m not upset that you lied to me, I’m upset that from now on I can’t believe you.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Above is a common quote on the internet, but the real quote is: “Not that you lied to me … 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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Blinded By The Lies

Tuning into narcissistic behaviors, once your eyes have been opened is a hard truth to handle.  Because for the most part, we want to believe people are telling the truth, especially if it’s our loved one.  Why would we question … Continue reading

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What Are Your New Year’s Plans?

Onward and upwards my friends!  I’ve spent the last few years alone on New Year’s Eve as my kids were always with my ex and his family at a family party to which I was excluded.  I have to say, … Continue reading

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Last Night I Succumbed

I succumbed last night to the treachery. I’m not proud of the display which I performed. I let out some of your secrets to our unsuspecting kids. Rattled by the wool you and your family herd have packed onto them. … 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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