Dad and Stepmom are the only people in the world I am fully myself with, and they are coming to visit. They will arrive on
It appears I like brandy. This is a surprise to me. I recall having tried brandy before, with eggnog. The Narcissist was a huge fan
It is Sunday evening of Thanksgiving weekend and I have a glass of eggnog heavily dosed with brandy beside me. My Christmas tree was bought
It’s been a shit few years or so. 2019 is the first one that’s ending on a true, sustainable upswing. It’s Thanksgiving week, and I
There is a new man in my life. I haven’t spoken of him yet, mostly because I haven’t been able to figure out how. But
Even years after going no contact the abuser will pop into your head sometimes. And it’s okay to feel a burst of rage at them.
Trying to go for a short walk yesterday was brutal. I wanted to at least try to get a little exercise, but I was so
I still have conversations in my head with the exN a lot. (exN = the narcissistic ex-partner, otherwise referred to as, “the Narcissist.”) Often, I
Day of joy post: June 13, 2017 I am unpacking in my new home. My things have been in storage for two months. It has
I keep wishing I lived closer to family. I caught myself noticing for sale signs on houses and paying attention when we passed condo complexes.
It’s been eight months since the day he threatened violence if I didn’t obey him, and since the day I ended our relationship. Two days ago, I was finally able to go no contact.
After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And
The Narcissist told me I was nothing. He led me to believe I was unintelligent, lacked motivation, wasn’t attractive or sexy, wasn’t pleasant to be around. He succeeded, for a long time. Until I started wondering why he needed to battle me so. #Narcissist
My brother proposed to his girlfriend a few weeks ago. When I first was informed, my immediate reaction was overwhelming happiness. Then, suddenly and unexpectedly,
I stayed in downward dog today for the entirety of the time the instructor asked. I took each deep breath. I centered myself physically and