Tag Archives: victimization

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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Our Nation Suffers From C-PTSD

I found two articles that I think many of you will find helpful and informative.  I know I did!    I completely agree with the author that our nation’s most vulnerable — immigrants, the poor, women, the old, the disabled, … Continue reading

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From Psycho-Linguistics to the Politics of Psychopathy. Part 1: Propaganda.

Originally posted on Politics and Insights:
1. Propaganda Techniques Metacognition: We need to be mindful of how we think as well as what we think. While the term propaganda has acquired a strongly negative connotation by association with its most manipulative and jingoistic examples…

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Adult poverty and scapegoat-hood: a connection?

I’m copying and pasting this from the comment section under another post, because I think it’s an important issue that needs a lot more awareness and research than it currently has. I always felt like an outsider in the world … Continue reading

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Paper tigers: why I choose understanding over rage.

I know I don’t need to (or should) forgive what the narcissists in my life have done to me. I will never again enable them or give them the benefit of the doubt.  I certainly won’t attempt to fix one … Continue reading

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The honeymoon is over.

I’ve been feeling quite strange the past week. It’s the worst I’ve felt in about a year. It started with feelings of anxiety and panic, racing and morbid thoughts and a feeling of unnamed dread. I’d try to nap and … Continue reading

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Crybaby.

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE MAY BE TRIGGERING. I spent the first 13 years of my life almost constantly crying. I was a perpetually squalling cranky baby, a screaming tantrum-throwing toddler, a tearful preschooler, and a school child prone to attacks of … Continue reading

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Addicted to being a Victim

I can relate to this article by OM so much right now. There are people who wear their victimhood as if it’s a trophy and for that reason can never move on from their past and heal from abuse. I … Continue reading

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To everything there is a season…

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 walk around wearing their misery like … Continue reading

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I need to set the record straight, for all the good it’s going to do.

Several ACON bloggers over at Blogger are VERY upset with me right now. It all started with the article I posted last week about not bashing all narcissists. I won’t bother to link it here. Most of you who follow … Continue reading

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