Narc Family Drama

Angela's mother hates her husband. She hates the way Angela dresses too. And oh, she also hates Angela's friends. Angela can’t remember when her mother liked anything she did. And Angela gets sick every time the holidays come around because she knows all the stress it will bring up between her mom and her husband. This situation... Continue Reading →

Why Going No Contact With a Narcissist is Necessary

Talia had enough. Her abuser wasn't sorry for the past and continued to verbally abuse her. It didn't matter that he was a relative.  For her own peace of mind, she had to go "No Contact." Talia had was getting migraines. Her headaches started when she decided to confront her abuser. When she realized he... Continue Reading →

Forgive or Forget?

No one likes a grudge holder. The old phrase, "Forgive and forget" has been used to insinuate we haven't forgiven  if we haven't forgotten, but that's not always true. While forgetting seems like a beautiful concept in theory, it can only happen healthfully when an abuser acknowledges what they have done. Consider some situations where... Continue Reading →

You are Glorious Scapegoat

I am not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say 'Cause we don't want your broken parts I've learned to be ashamed of all my scars Run away, they say No one'll love you as you are But I won't let them break me down to dust I know that there's a place... Continue Reading →

Book Review– Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover

She had a sociopathic brother, a flying monkey sister, a bipolar or borderline father, and a subversive narcissistic mother. What's a girl to do? Rise up, get educated and get the hell out of town. Educated: A Memoir Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House Publication Date: February 20, 2018 Length: 337 pages I highly recommend... Continue Reading →

Five Ways the Narcissist Might Confuse You About Love

Emy grew up with a narcissistic parent,  and feels there is a love deficit in her heart. No matter how many people love her, she still feels unloved. Her best friend Mary keeps saying she should practice self-love so she can open her spirit up to the love that’s already around her. In theory, Emy knows... Continue Reading →

How Male Headship Feeds Narcissism

Jim believes God ordained him as the male leader to control his family. He's married to a woman who had children before they were together and it's been a struggle for him to allow them to be themselves. He feels it's his religious duty to police them. His efforts include locking the kitchen after bedtime in case the... Continue Reading →

Got Respect?

Tessa was an accomplished chef and wonderful hostess, but her sisters in law and mother in law did not appreciate her. They simply believed her husband should have married someone else. No matter how beautifully she set the table or how delicious the food, the conversation with her in-laws was always strained. No one complimented... Continue Reading →

Why Narcissistic Hoovering Sucks

Hayley left Joe six months ago. For the first time since she met him, she was finally free. Free of his criticism, free of his control, free of his cheating and free of his lies. She hadn’t met anyone new, but she was loving her freedom. She rarely thought of Joe and had zero interest... Continue Reading →

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