Birthdays with a Narcissist

In my experience, any major event with The Narcissist was stress inducing… holidays, anniversaries,¬†and most definitely birthdays. Over the years that we spent together the impending doom of this birthday month became something that created so much stress and anxiety for me. It became one of the many hoops that I had to jump through […]

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 […]

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 […]