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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.

Monday Melody: If I Had a Million Dollars (Bare Naked Ladies)

I heard this this morning and I just can’t help smiling every time I hear it.  So cute and witty, even if it’s just stoner rock.

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We desperately need a hero like MLK today.

These words are just as relevant today as they were 50 years ago — maybe even more so!  

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Email and me.

This isn’t really my philosophy, but I just liked the cartoon. I have a terrible problem.   I am absolutely awful when it come to responding to emails.  I procrastinate forever.  So far this week, THREE people thought I was ignoring … Continue reading

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Spring in January?

I adore spring (it’s my favorite season), but the temperatures all along the East Coast have been unseasonably warm for at least a week (like , 60 – 70 degrees every day) — and there is no sign that it’s … Continue reading

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Why Scientology auditing is not at all like traditional psychotherapy (part 2).

Credit: “Trapped in the Closet,” South Park episode about Scientology.   In Part One, I wrote about how Scientology and the related Dianetics (a “therapy” technique started by science fiction writer L.Ron Hubbard) came into being, and why Scientology is so … Continue reading

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Why Scientology auditing is not at all like traditional psychotherapy (Part 1)

This is an actual question an auditor asks you during the introductory (“communications”) course that is really an early indoctrination procedure. This is my second post about Scientology.  It will be in two parts. My first post about Scientology was … Continue reading

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Kneeling down…

Originally posted on Cyranny's cove:
Today was not a good day. It happens. It is just life… We all have bad days, right? Right. Only, depression leftovers make my bad days B.A.D. It often doesn’t really show. I just…

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Newest Partner: The Purple Almond

So, I have my second Lucky Otters Haven partner:   The Purple Almond, a blog about healing illness through nutrition.    Purple Almond should interest anyone who’s interested in the different ways food can heal the body, and also just … Continue reading

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Sunrise: 1/12/17

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So I freaked out, unfollowed everybody, made my blog private, had a 102 fever, and thought I was dying…

Originally posted on A Blog About Healing From PTSD:
Found on * * * ON DECEMBER 30, I posted an article here on my blog that contained some very personal trauma history. I felt nervous. I felt over-exposed. But…

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