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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

Virtual road trips!

Youtube is my go-to place for … well, just about everything.   Youtube is a wonder and one of its most wondrous gifts is the ability it gives you, the viewer, to travel anyplace in the world you would like to … Continue reading

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Projection and Trump’s snake story.

When someone shows you who they are, believe them. — Maya Angelou   Several times at his rallies, Donald Trump has done something out of character — he has delved into literature to make a point, specifically poetry.  Ironically, the … Continue reading

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Feeling sorry for inanimate objects.

Originally posted on April 3, 2017 I’m posting this again because today I felt sorry for an ironing board. My neighbors moved last week and left their ironing board out for the trash. A few days ago I looked at … Continue reading

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The “red flag” you should never ignore.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
When it comes to narcissism, there’s a lot of talk about red flags: behaviors that are associated with narcissistic abuse, such as lying, gaslighting, lack of empathy, grandiosity, and refusal to admit wrongdoing. But…

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Reblog button is back!

Thank God! If yours was missing, it should be on your blogs now.    If you don’t see it, try clearing your cache/cookies, and then you should see it.

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Reblog button: still no answers.

After I asked my question last night about why the reblog button disappeared, I checked the WordPress Forums, and found a thread near the top about it: Apparently the disappearing reblog button is a systemwide issue that is affecting … Continue reading

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What happened to the reblog button?

Why did WordPress take it away?  

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Political ideology and the Overton Window.

I’ve realized over the past year that political ideology is not a straight line, but more of a circle. If you move too far to either extreme, whether it’s the far left or the far right, you wind up in … Continue reading

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A new blog for people who are single and on disability.

My blogging friend, Ruby (“rubycommenting”), has started a new blog called Single and On Disability.   In her first blog post, she writes: I started this blog for myself and for others like me who may be single and on disability … Continue reading

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How I stopped worrying and learned to love my hair.

  I rarely — or maybe never? — write posts about beauty and fashion.    There are plenty of bloggers — most of them much more glamorous and fashionable than I — who write about those things much better than … Continue reading

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