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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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Maybe we should stop trying so hard to be happy.

Originally posted on October 2, 2016 We live in a society that demands we always be happy and smiling.    “Negative” emotions are generally unacceptable, and we are told over and over again via pop psychologists and the mass media … Continue reading

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When people tell you to respect your family…

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Thanks to Neurofeedback, I’m not just getting older, I’m getting happier and healthier!

Originally posted on A Blog About Healing From PTSD:
The lyrics to an old Beatles song have been dancing around in my head lately: – – – When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you…

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The 4 types of narcissistic abuse victims.

Originally posted on May 15, 2015 It’s become clear to me that not all ACONs and abuse survivors are on the same page when it comes to their attitudes toward narcissists. Because we all are abuse survivors you would think … Continue reading

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Becoming real.

I haven’t been posting as much about my recovery or therapy on this blog as I used to, because it’s grown so big and I feel more comfortable posting such deeply personal stuff on my other blog, because it’s so … Continue reading

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What motivates me to keep going.

A few people have asked me how I remain so motivated to stay in therapy and so determined to become whole one day, in spite of the many setbacks I’ve faced and the inevitable triggers I’ve willingly confronted. Even my therapist … Continue reading

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The 5 stages of narcissistic abuse recovery.

I went No Contact with my sociopathic NPD/ASPD ex in February, 2014 — almost three years ago. Enough time has elapsed that I’ve seen that there are several stages one goes through on the way to recovery and healing. There … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Recovering from NPD: My Journey to Self-Awareness

A very insightful and courageous post written by a woman who once identified only as a narcissistic abuse survivor with a case of “fleas” who later discovered she had NPD herself.  She started a blog and is working hard to … Continue reading

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8 ways letting go of my “narc-hate” has changed me for the better.

Back when I started this blog, I was a narc-hater. I think such an attitude is both justified and normal when you’re trying to go No Contact with an abuser. In fact, your rage gives you the courage and motivation … Continue reading

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