The Narcissistic Mother

  How easy it is to forget how bad things were once we're on our way to recovery.  I did just that - forgot that while I've come to love my mother, she will never be an empathetic person.  It happened this weekend. My brother has not spoken to either parent for over 3 years … Continue reading The Narcissistic Mother

Jack Nicholson Face

Forget Resting Bitch Face (RBF) - I have Jack Nicholson Face (JNF) I showed up at work this morning with my JNF. The owner, i.e. my Employer/Boss, sent an email yesterday requesting we begin a new project.  A great project.  A valid, very necessary project.  Except the people she planned to pull to complete the … Continue reading Jack Nicholson Face

Competitive Yoga, the Soul & Donuts

I am a competitive person.  I inherited this from my father.  Lest he deny this, I'll remind him of balloon volleyball. I had just moved into a new home with my 3 boys, all under the age of 10.  The home had a huge room with concrete floors, a few windows and nothing else.  My … Continue reading Competitive Yoga, the Soul & Donuts

Actions To Take When Divorcing A Narcissist

How To Survive Divorcing a Narcissistic Asshole In the Order You'll Face Them (I say guy, could be girl) If you are like me, you are heading in to a divorce with someone you suspect is a Bad Guy, perhaps  a narcissist.  Trust me when I tell you:  If you suspect it, it is true. … Continue reading Actions To Take When Divorcing A Narcissist

Listening with My Heart

My family has fractured because of this election.  Half of the family is on one side, half on the other, and there are people no longer speaking to each other.  I'm afraid that if someone dies we'll have to have  Trump - Anti-Trump sides in the church, with  Ushers  asking  which side we belong to. … Continue reading Listening with My Heart

Disabled or Faker?

Many people are on disability for a clearly apparent reason.  It is obvious, when you see them get out of their car in the handicap spot that they are disabled.  Many others though, don't appear to be disabled.  That is my category - the disabled ghost. It is embarrassing and frustrating to repeatedly hear "you … Continue reading Disabled or Faker?