The Narcissistic Father

  I thought I would feel vindicated when my children finally figured out their narcissistic father.   Instead, I just feel sad. The younger two have known for a while who and what their dad is.  Not much has changed for them. My eldest is the one I've worried about.  My ex always spent the most … Continue reading The Narcissistic Father

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Words and Narcissistic Abuse

I didn't understand the power of words until I started recovering from narcissistic abuse.  My therapist started dissecting my language, and slowly I learned how toxic the narc (and other disordered people) are in their use of language.  I had put this issue aside until a co-worker started going through the separation/divorce process.  She started … Continue reading Words and Narcissistic Abuse

Be Proactive with Narcissist

I was advised, early in my divorce, to take control of the process.  Close accounts, force issues, freeze assets, etc.  I didn't, because I was conditioned to not threaten my narcissist.  I had been taught to think that revenge would be horrible.  I say conditioned because in retrospect, I can count on 1 hand the … Continue reading Be Proactive with Narcissist

Disability, Prejudice & the Narcissist

I am prejudiced. 100% prejudiced.  I am prejudiced against people with disabilities.  Which makes it mighty tough to be a person with disabilities! I was raised to believe that you must be doing something constructive each waking hour.  Work/school were not to be missed, even if you were deathly ill.  "Leisure time" was used to … Continue reading Disability, Prejudice & the Narcissist