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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

“Praying” documents Kesha’s transformation from bad girl to mature woman.

I heard this song, “Praying,” for the first time today and when I found out it was Kesha I thought I was being punked. I’m blown away by Kesha’s transformation from her shallow, partying “Tik Tok” days to the woman … Continue reading

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My go-to, one-minute therapy for anxiety and depression.

This is an old video from 2007 showing two cats (they are both female, and both about ten years old at the time this video was made) having a “conversation.” The cats are not just adorable, but their trilling, purring, … Continue reading

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The Divide and Conquer tactics used by the GOP to divide the left.

This cartoon clearly shows how Divide and Conquer works.   I think my experience as a survivor of narcissistic abuse and my subsequent “crash course” in how this type of abuse works (which is the original reason I started this … Continue reading

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Why I resist.

Some people have asked me why I resist Donald Trump. There are many reasons.  Perhaps the two most important ones are these: I resist so my adult daughter can enjoy the same freedoms women have for the past 45 years … Continue reading

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My new kitten Pocket.

I never posted about this, but last week our eleven month old kitten/almost cat Marley got hit by a car. I wasn’t going to replace him, but my daughter was heartbroken, so we talked about it and decided to get … Continue reading

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Media Accosted

Originally posted on claytoonz:
Donald Trump took his traveling freak show to Tampa Tuesday night and it was a coming out party for the worst of us. He continued his war against the media, where he’s labeled them in the…

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Happy Birthday, President Obama!

Because of Donald Trump, many people are realizing how good we had things during the 8 years from 2009 to 2017, including me.   A very bad president is making his predecessor (who otherwise might have seemed just a tad better … Continue reading

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Well, this is very surprising (and disappointing).

I was dismayed to check my stats this morning and find my views had suddenly dropped by more than half. Other bloggers have been saying the same thing has been happening to them since August 1. So it isn’t just … Continue reading

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Beware of narcissists posing as victims in the narcissistic abuse community.

Originally posted on November 24, 2014 I came across this post today on PsychForums. It’s by a woman who’s the moderator of a site for victims of abuse (she does not specify which site). She talks about how she is … Continue reading

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Only 862 views yesterday?!

I know I haven’t been posting nearly as much as I used to (I hope to change that soon — I just haven’t been as motivated), and a drop off in views is expected.    But yesterday’s views were about … Continue reading

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