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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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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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Your First Fight Will Be Your Last

I had an interesting conversation with a friend who’s divorced the other day.  She’d read an article that discussed how when you remember back to the first fight you had with your partner (and you were now broken up/separated/divorced) you … 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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R-E-S-P-E-C-T

It’s been a long road of learning since the divorce.  It’s been a hard journey for me – full of shocking, eye-opening facts that I turned a blind heart to because I didn’t want my life to change.  I loved … Continue reading

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A Narcissist Magical Spell

He’s good-looking, self-confident and alluring.  He’s charming.  He’s successful.  He’s everything your Mama ever told you to find in a man.  He treats you so well that you’re puddy in his hands.  He’s all about you which makes you think … Continue reading

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Narcissists Spin The Story

To keep you on your toes, narcissists spin the story of whatever they’re telling you.  Listen closely, because depending upon whom they’re talking with, the story may change.  Outright lies, embellishments of the truth and even small nuances are part … 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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Monday Blues

Being a single parent, ex-wife of a narcissist who’s not paying what’s legally owed me and raising two college kids with anxiety on my own is hard.  My story isn’t unusual, but sometimes it feels harder to deal with than … Continue reading

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