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About luckyotter

This blog is my journal. I just choose to share it with the world instead of keeping everything inside my head. I'm a recovering Borderline and have also struggled with Avoidant Personality Disorder. I also have Complex PTSD due to having been the victim of narcissistic abuse for most of my life. I write mostly about narcissism, because I was the child of a narcissistic mother, and then married to a sociopathic malignant narcissist for 20 years. But there's a silver lining too. In some ways they taught me about myself. This blog is about all that. Not all my articles will be about NPD, BPD or other personality disorders or mental conditions. I pretty much write about whatever's on my mind at the moment. So there's something for everyone here. Blogging about stuff is crack for my soul. It's self therapy, and hopefully my insights and observations may help others too.

How narcissistic abuse prepared us to fight against what is happening right now.

Credit: “Woman Warrior”/unknown artist   I’ve hesitated about writing about this because it sounds both a little grandiose and a little woo-woo.  But for quite some time now,  I’ve believed those of us who were hurt badly and broken emotionally … Continue reading

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Can anyone help?

I was changing around a few things in Custom Design, and I completely messed up with the color of the header.  I don’t use a Menu — these are the default headings used in Twenty Ten with additional items added … Continue reading

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People who Capitalize random Words for no Reason.

I’ve noticed something a lot of people do on social media: capitalizing random words.   There doesn’t seem to be a reason for these words to be capitalized since they are not proper names, place names, or titles.   The … Continue reading

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The best-tasting healthy stuff I ever drank.

I love smoothies, but I’m too lazy to ever make them myself.   I’m not the home juicer type of person.  I hate cleaning up the mess. Most grocery stores sell Naked brand smoothies, and they are delicious!   Bolthouse … Continue reading

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Meet and Greet: 7/14/17

Originally posted on Dream Big, Dream Often:
  It’s the bimonthly Meet and Greet everyone!!  Strap on your party shoes and join the fun!   Ok so here are the rules: Leave a link to your page or post in…

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The longest, hottest, most boring drive ever.

Note: Photos were not taken by me.  I found them on Google Image.   There are many dangers in driving, but one no one ever talks about is the danger of the long, boring drive.   If anything can put … Continue reading

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How DARVO could prove which of us is telling the truth (reblog)

This is a good article I reblogged from Nyssa’s Hobbit Hole.  I think this information about determining accountability is not only useful on a personal level for those of us who have had to deal with narcissists, but as a … Continue reading

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My Twitter debate with a Trump supporter.

I had an interesting evening on Twitter last night.  I’d tweeted to Bernie Sanders about something he had said about single payer healthcare, and soon got into it with a Trump supporter, who seemed belligerent at first.  It started off … Continue reading

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“Get out of my yard!”

One of the funniest signs I ever saw (taken by someone else).

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Why isn’t a mental health assessment required for a new president?

Credit: Increasing Number of Psychiatrists Challenge The Goldwater Rule / FFRF Maine   My son is applying for a job as a police dispatcher.  Like all government jobs, it’s a good paying job, with great benefits, including comprehensive health care, … Continue reading

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