Tag Archives: narcissistic abuse

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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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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3 questions to ask yourself if you raised kids in a dysfunctional home.

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
Nobody’s perfect, and that goes for parents too.  There’s no such thing as a perfect parent. There’s something called a “good enough” parent though, which means that you are going to make mistakes raising…

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Trump is deliberately isolating us from our foreign allies.

Trump refuses to shake Angela Merkel’s hand at a meeting in the White House last year.  Notice how she is trying to engage him but he refuses.  This is deliberate on his part. Trump  is busy imposing sanctions on countries … Continue reading

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9 ways to tell if the victim blog you read is run by a narcissist.

Originally posted on January 9, 2017 The Internet is a great thing for a lot of reasons, but for victims of narcissistic abuse, it’s probably the first time in our lives we ever had a voice, and would be listened … 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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We need a lot more awareness about narcissism and psychopathy.

Elizabeth Mika is one of the 27 mental health professionals who contributed to the  bestselling book,  The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump.   She is a psychologist who writes about narcissism, psychopathy and authoritarianism (specifically Donald Trump’s authoritarianism) on her Medium … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season…

Originally posted on Lucky Otters Haven:
There seem to be three different kinds of people in the world. Those who are fake-positive, always wearing a plastered on smile and never admitting to failure or to their true emotions; those who…

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What 2017 has taught me.

I feel like a victim again.   I was doing pretty well emotionally until this year.  Since I left my ex in 2014 and started blogging, slowly I began to feel freer and lighter emotionally.   I felt like I was finally … 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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