The narcissist wants to make you feel worthless so you don’t escape

Narcissists have a sneaky way of disabling us. Sometimes, we don’t even realize that we are internalizing the lies they tell us about ourselves, and we come to believe those lies are true. We believe them so much, that we get stuck. When I was a kid, my mother repeatedly told me I was not … Read more

Why you should always report neglect or violence in a relationship…and leave

Narcissists and sociopaths confuse and jumble everything around them. They charm their ways out of trouble, they fool people, they rationalize their bad behavior in ways that seem logical…and they keep getting away with it. So many times, we put up with it for months or years before we finally speak out. Then, people don’t … Read more

Is dealing with a narcissist spiritual warfare?

***Just a big warning: while I usually try not to post too much about religion, this is a religious post and is mostly from my general Christian point of view.*** After dealing with a sociopath for 3.5 years, I think about good and evil, right and wrong, God and Satan, and other ethical issues quite … Read more

How abuse can start so slowly that you might not realize you are being abused

Even the strongest person is susceptible because abuse seeps in so slowly. It goes unnoticed until one day you realize that something is seriously wrong and you are no longer sure what or who is wrong or right. If you find yourself noticing weird things early in your relationship and realizing that your partner’s actions … Read more

Are people who support the narcissist just as guilty?

When I find out someone is friendly with my narcopath ex, I automatically distrust them. I often block them and avoid them. The ex was violently abusive with me, my children and my pets, as well as dozens–if not hundreds–of other women over the years. Not to mention restaurant servers, co-workers, random people on the … Read more