Escaping Narcissistic Abuse – the Mt. Everest of Recovery

If you are stuck in a toxic relationship, there are concrete steps you can take to escape. Comparing this endeavor to climbing Mt. Everest, here is a list of steps to take to begin recovery. Using these steps to establish a new base camp for your life.

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Why It’s so Easy for the Narc to Screw Us

When I went to settlement, unloading the "home" I'd owned with my ex- narcissist, I found out that I was being held solely responsible for all outstanding fees, interest, and penalties on our mortgage.  Having been put through the wringer by Bank of America I was pissed off.  I wrote my lawyer  explaining everything BoA … Continue reading Why It’s so Easy for the Narc to Screw Us

Measuring up to the “Cool Kids”

I have three blogs to write this week.  Two have the potential to be profound, one is simply catty.  Today I've chosen to go catty. My son spent the weekend with his dad and dad's GF.  The GF lives in the popular development, with what I refer to as "the cool kids".  These are people … Continue reading Measuring up to the “Cool Kids”

I Deserved So Much Better

It's taken a long time to get here, but I finally get it - I replaced my dysfunctional birth family with a dysfunctional husband, and together, we created Dysfunction Central. I've known for a long time that we had problems; hence this blog.  Truthfully though, I was more than happy to take the blame for … Continue reading I Deserved So Much Better