His life and his interests and hobbies always changed depending on his main friends or love interests. I always felt like neither of the narcissists I married had their own personalities. The first narcissist was more covert–he was not so outwardly aggressive with his narcissistic tendencies–and the other was more overt–there was no missing his … Read more
Living with abuse can make a woman feel like she is going crazy. My experiences with normal relationships and normal people had not prepared me for the hurricane that was going to come rushing through my head destroying everything I expected and believed in.
Unfortunately, his extreme need for praise and validation was never something I could fulfill no matter how hard I tried. he was so great most of the time, that I took full responsibility for the times he wasn’t great. If he was acting strange, it must be my fault since he was such a great … Read more
Don’t spend another minute thinking of your ex-narcissist today. They’ve already wasted too much of your time. There are so many more pleasant things to think about!
So Bill Cosby, (whose opinions I have always admired,) has been accused of multiple cases of rape. Despite his nice guy reputation, I completely believe this is true. I know a little…no make that a LOT…about how people can play two roles in life. On news sites, people are calling his accusers whores, liars, skanks, … Read more
I don’t regret speaking out about abuse. I am only sad that society isn’t ready to listen. As long as no one hears our reality abuse will continue.
Sometimes we envision a narcissist as a hot girl/handsome guy staring at herself/himself in the mirror. It’s easy to assume they are rich, attractive, glamorous and obvious. But…they aren’t. One of the reasons narcissists are so successful at conning people is they are extremely average and don’t seem offensive at all…at first. Here are ten things … Read more
Dealing With Narcissists 101: The basics I have been there done that with narcissists. Far more than I would like! I’ve made the mistakes, I’ve given too many chances, I’ve foolishly tried to “fix” disordered people….I’ve done it all. It takes time to learn that there really isn’t much hope in dealing with a narcissist. … Read more
Remember, the narcissist sees something of great value you in you or they wouldn’t be trying to hard to get it for themselves and smash it out of you. Quote from my book:
This should be you…running away from the narcissist towards your emergency exit! Narcissists are masters of saying wonderful, beautiful things–exactly what they know you want to hear. They are so mesmerizing, that sometimes it takes a while to realize that their actions don’t actually match their words. You can count on a narcissist to lie. … Read more