Tag Archives: narcissist

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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Letting Go of Fixing It All

I admit.  I’m done.  The towel’s not thrown totally in, but I’m tired and fed up.  Single mom to two kids with a narcissistic former husband who manipulates and walks away from what he’s required to do by law is … Continue reading

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Ex-Mother-In-Law Troubles – Can You Help Me Please?

I was married for over two decades into a family that was much like the one depicted on Everybody Loves Raymond with a mother-in-law who was actually WORSE than Marie Barone,  Can you imagine?  When that TV show aired, it … Continue reading

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You Like Me! You Really Like Me!

When you read the title above, You Like Me!  You Really Like Me! did you think of Sally Field in her acceptance speech for Places Of The Heart back in 1984?  In researching her original speech, I found that what … 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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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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Can You Love Narcissists?

Most times when we read about narcissists, it’s a bad thing.  They are portrayed as bad people because of their innate neediness to be better, to be praised, to be in control and all the other traits that I’m sure … Continue reading

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