Narcissism and the Sound of Silence

Silence is an old friend to me. I first met silence when I was one week old. I don’t remember it of course, but my parents told this story to me so many times, I’ve memorized it. As a sanguine baby, I was alone in my crib, crying for someone to hang out with me,... 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 →

A One Woman Riot

When I was a kid, if my siblings and I argued or made too much noise, we were put on silence. Silence meant we were not allowed to speak or make any noise. If we found a way to communicate through spelling letters through sign language or motioning, we might even be put on frozen... Continue Reading →

Narc Shunning vs. No Contact

Narc Shunning and No Contact might look a lot alike, but there's a big difference. While narc shunning and no contact might look the same, they happen for entirely different reasons depending on the motivation of the person who does it. While narc shunning is an act of manipulation by the narcissist, no contact is an... Continue Reading →

Hooray for the Scapegoat

Lana had always managed to fly under the radar with her narc grandma. Until she asked Lana to lie When Lana refused, She found herself shut out of the family circle. Lana couldn't believe it. When she tried to explain the situation to her cousin she wouldn't even hear her out and wanted nothing to do... Continue Reading →

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