I’m Special Too Dammit!

Today’s rant is brought to you by my breaking the no contact rule. Every time I do it there is a logical reason for it, and then I suffer as a result. In the several times I have broken my own no contact rule I have been left feeling used, foolish, stupid, worthless… and ANGRY. […]

The Narcissistic Perfectionist

There are so many things about being in a relationship with a narcissist that can cause you psychological and emotional damage. Just one of the many things that my Narcissist had going on was the never-ending quest for perfection. Over time, I believed this morphed into full-blown OCD, but in the beginning it started out […]

Narcissists Suck The Life Out of You

Its been an emotional¬†week for me. I had a pretty intense EMDR / Brainspotting session on Monday night and ever since I have been feeling pretty raw and emotional. I have cried at random on several occasions… while cooking, when a sad song came on my playlist, while driving home from work. I’m talking deep […]

Sherlock Holmes Triggers Me

So I’ve been watching the BBC’s Sherlock on Netflix lately and I realized last night that the relationship that Dr. Watson has with Sherlock reminds me A LOT of my marriage to the Narcissist. If you replaced Sherlock’s obsession with mysteries/murder/science and replaced it with health/fitness/physical appearance… you would have my¬†Narcissist. I found this YouTube […]