Surviving Divorce from the Narcissist

I have a good friend with whom I share many of my inner most thoughts, pretty or not.  One of these thoughts was the idea that I wanted to "win" my divorce.  I've decided (hopefully) that this is a very human, not at all unusual thought, especially among those who have been abused. It was … Continue reading Surviving Divorce from the Narcissist

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Let It Be

What Charlotte Taught Me Meet Charlotte.  She's the one with 3 legs.  I'm the one with 2 legs. While I might be the one writing this blog, I am only repeating what Charlotte taught me.   It might be useful to anyone going through any type of trauma, whether it be an illness, divorce, abuse, a … Continue reading Let It Be

How Narcissists’ Damage Children

My boss, the one who recently lost her son, was upset yesterday.  She told me she didn't know how she was going to handle the upcoming weekend.  Her son is a senior in college, and this weekend is Senior Night at the football game.  She wasn't too concerned initially, because in high school parents escorted … Continue reading How Narcissists’ Damage Children

A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral

This is probably really bad for my karma but....... For Mother's day my eldest son and his GF took me to brunch at a restaurant in the city.   The restaurant didn't take reservations, so we wandered around while waiting for our table.  The section of the city is the current up and coming area, … Continue reading A Dress for My Ex’s Funeral