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Eerily Centered

I’ve got friends who are losing it lately. Too much stress in their jobs, in their lives and poof! they’re not able to cope. In fact, one went to the hospital the other day because she hadn’t slept in 3 … Continue reading

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Rhetoric and Agenda

I had an interesting conversation with one of my kids recently about their relationship with their dad (the ex). The rhetoric that was coming from my kid was not his own, so I knew that someone (narcissist ex-MIL?) had bent … Continue reading

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Behind The Scenes

It was a bit of a rough last week here at Chez Leeds. Tons of stuff going on front and center with lots of behind the scenes crap being revealed. Changes in relationships, truths being revealed and the noticing of … Continue reading

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A Healed Divorcee’s Valentine’s Day

I lamented my former husband’s leaving.  I wallowed in the grief, stunned by his sudden departure.  I had been dumped.  Left by him and his family and I suffered.  I couldn’t see past my grief no matter what I did, … Continue reading

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These Mountains

How many times have we gotten caught up in the – but I have to do X or if I don’t do Y, nobody will or Z should be completed on time and nobody but me has remembered. I carry … Continue reading

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What Time Can Do…

I’ve found that time either softens people or hardens them.  Have you found that too?  When we’ve been dealt hard experiences, I think there’s a choice to be made – let the experiences harden us or find forgiveness and move … Continue reading

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When Clarity Brings Divinity

I can’t even begin to tell you how much better I am feeling as I go through this process of realizing how the narcissists in my life have evolved.  I don’t blame them for being who they are and I … 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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Super Blue Blood Moon Realization

Yesterday’s moon trifecta had an interesting affect on me.  For the last few days I’ve been a bit wonky and out of sorts.  Nothing major, not depression, but just wonky for lack of a better word.  I can’t even begin … Continue reading

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