Healing Steps: Normalization

One of the things that I have really enjoyed about my healing process after narcissistic abuse is that there is so much healing that takes place without your awareness. I love reflecting back on a situation or something I’ve done and realizing that this is new territory for me, that something has shifted, that things […]

Becoming Whole Again

The Narcissist had spent nearly 8 years completely shifting my life around so that he was at the center of everything. What I never realized at the time is that these manipulations were done by design as a method of control and coercion to make it feel nearly impossible for me to ever leave him. […]

Forgive Yourself!

Today would be my 8 year wedding anniversary with The Narcissist. This time of year with the anniversary and the holidays and all of it certainly reminds me of him and makes me reflect back on the experience of it all a bit. I’ve realized that one of the most substantial and empowering parts of […]