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About luckyotter

Recovering from BPD and C-PTSD due to narcissistic abuse from childhood. Married to a sociopath for 20 years. Proud INFJ, Enneagram type 4w5. Animal lover, music lover, cat mom, unapologetic geek, fan of the absurd, progressive Catholic, mom to 2, mental illness stigma activist, anti-Trumper. #RESISTANCE

Christmas music I actually like.

I don’t want to hear Jingle Bell Rock ,  The Little Drummer Boy, Jingle Bells, Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman, or Santa Baby (puke!).   If I hear these kinds of songs on the radio … Continue reading

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Black Friday Thought.

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Trump’s tax bill: we are in deep trouble.

Holy cow.   Trump’s tax bill is bad enough for the average person who isn’t a corporation or a billionaire, as well as threatening the ACA (by removing the individual mandate), but look what else is hidden inside it. Every American … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving.

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today, I am thankful for my friends, my family, good food, animals, nature, music, laughter, God’s grace, WordPress, and last but not least, Robert Mueller! I’m also thankful I still live in a country where freedom of … Continue reading

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“How to Spot a Collapsed Narcissist”

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
The following is is a very interesting article I found on a site called  Flying Monkeys Denied, that explains how to identify a narcissist who has “collapsed” –in other words, a narcissist who has…

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The choice is yours.

  A reminder from James Martin, SJ (via Twitter) In case anyone has forgotten: Child abuse is a sin. Sexual abuse is a sin. Sexual harassment is a sin. Racism, and white supremacy, is a sin. Jesus asks us to … Continue reading

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RIP, David Cassidy.

David Cassidy was a childhood icon and one of my favorite TV and music stars when I was about 12 and 13.   In the early 1970s, he was a huge teen idol (just look at that face — how could … Continue reading

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A cat named Bill.

I’m just so exhausted, worn down, frustrated, and livid over Net Neutrality being on the chopping block now, and Trump saying he believes a pedophile and sexual abuser (Roy Moore) over the 9 women who have come forward.   He thinks … Continue reading

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Ray LaMontagne: “For The Summer” and “Beg, Steal or Borrow.”

Here are two songs that when I first heard them back in 2010, I could swear were old James Taylor or Crosby, Stills and Nash songs I had somehow never heard. Both these ballads were written and sung by a … Continue reading

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Was Betty Broderick actually a victim of narcissistic abuse?

Originally posted on September 27, 2016 Dan and Betty Broderick at their wedding, 1969 Sometimes the delineation between being a narcissistic abuser and having been a victim of narcissistic abuse is not very clear.    A famous example is Betty Broderick, … Continue reading

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