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

The Narcissist and Words

Two weekends ago my son was with his narcissistic father.  When my son came home he told me he had not worked either of the 2 shifts he'd been scheduled for at his job.  Needless to say he was subsequently fired.   Today he started a new job.  He is training tonight and tomorrow, and … Continue reading The Narcissist and Words

Actions Speak Louder than Words

My oldest son is 25.  I mention this because he is now the age that represents the amount of time I was with his father.  He spent copious amounts of time as a child with his dad, traveling around playing baseball.  For him this meant time with his dad, which has influenced his thought process.  … Continue reading Actions Speak Louder than Words