Yes, good parents can and do lose their children to abusers

If you have spent much time in support groups for abuse survivors, you probably already know this: good parents often lose custody of their children to their abusers. It is sickening, but it is true. The custody battle I endured was a nightmare come true, and the stress of it all probably took years off … Read more

My experience with the narcopath and a psych evaluation

Many people hope a psychological evaluation will help them convince the courts of what the victim already knows–that the abuser is a narcissist or sociopath. The truth is, the same predator that fooled you can fool even the most experienced psychologist when they put on the full show. I thought for sure the narcopath was … Read more

On again/off again relationships are not normal or healthy

This post is actually about cluster B friendships as much as it is about romantic relationships. It was inspired by some comments I saw on Facebook today. (I swear Facebook is toxic to society, and yet it’s so addictive!) Cluster B personality disordered people are polarizing. Some people love them. Some people hate them. Some … Read more