What narcissists say vs what they really mean

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

The hardest part of being abused by a narcissist

For me, the hardest part of being abused by a narcissist was trying to tell people what had happened only to find they were under the narcissist’s thrall and didn’t believe me. To go through such extreme torment at the hands of a Jekyll and Hyde and not be validated or supported was the worst. … Read more

Characteristics of Adults Who Were Abused As Children

As a child and young adult, I had many unusual symptoms that doctors couldn’t really explain. I had bad psoriasis, I had daily headaches, I had anxiety and panic attacks, I had chronic migraines, I had ulcers and dysphagia, I was frequently depressed, I was painfully shy with no self-esteem, and I was bullied badly … Read more

Abuse continues because…

Abuse continues because… victims, especially women, are labeled “crazy” or “dramatic” when they speak out victims are scared their abusers will hurt them witnesses stay quiet to avoid retaliation some people actually think abuse is okay judges and police are not well-educated about it the public is not well-educated about it abusers lie vulnerable people make good … Read more

You can’t change a narcissist…but you can change yourself!

You cannot fix a narcissist. You can only be responsible for yourself. They’ve already shown you what they are and it isn’t going to change. You can’t help the narcissist and you can’t make them become a good person. Trying to fix them will only drive you crazy. All you can do is leave the situation … Read more