What a Difference a Year Makes!

If you haven’t read it already, I highly encourage you to go back and read about The Christmas Tree Incident… which was for all intents and purposes the breaking point for my marriage to The Narcissist. That event happened just about this time last year. From where I stand today, it feels like a different […]

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 […]

#whyIstayed

I came across someone on Twitter who is doing some research on narcissistic abuse and struggling with understanding why victims of narcissistic abuse stay in the abusive relationships. I reached out and recommended that they read the #whyIstayed hashtag where victims in all types of abusive relationships summarize the reasons why they stayed… and I also […]

The Freedom to Vote

I got in my early vote this morning. 🙂 ` Today was the first election since I met The Narcissist that I was able to vote for the candidates and questions the ways that I believed in. I didn’t have to argue for my opinions to the point of exhaustion. I wasn’t made to feel […]