Narc Files: Hickeys

I saw a news story the other day about a boy who died after his girlfriend gave him a hickey. Apparently his girlfriend’s love bite caused a blood cot which traveled to his brain and he had a stroke and died. The story is horrifying and very sad, but the hickey topic jogged some memories […]

Random Memory: No One Even Remembers You!

This weekend I was reminded of one of the emotional abuse techniques that the Narcissist used to use to make me feel¬†worthless. The Narcissist had successfully cut me off from pretty much everyone I knew before I met him. In the end I only had limited relationships with some of my family members and not […]

Analogy Hell

The more work I do to unravel my own reality from the reality that the Narcissist was desperately trying to drill into my head, the more I start to realize the various techniques that came into play to keep me continually confused. Two of the main methods that my Narcissist used frequently were Cognitive Dissonance […]

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 […]