Category Archives for Contemplating No Contact

Does the Narcissist Prefer You Over the New Supply?

Is there a way to tell if the narcissist is just settling with their new supply and would rather be with you? If you are trying to break free from a narcissist or if you were recently discarded by one,

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The Dark Triad: Are We Gaslighting Ourselves About Narcissism?

When we first started learning about narcissism, most of the material we encountered was clear about how dangerous narcissists are and how detrimental it is to be in relationships with them. But now, much

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How Betrayal Bonds Keep You Chained to Narcissistic Abuse

When we think of trauma, we don’t usually think of betrayal as being a source of it.  Your partner calls you an insulting name, uses you for money, disrespects your boundaries, or sleeps with your

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10 Things to Expect When a Narcissist Knows You’re Onto Them

Are you preparing to let the narcissist know you’re onto them? What could be more vindicating then letting the narcissist know you’ve figured them out? That you’re onto their game and you’re

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8 Red Flags That You’re Dealing with a Narcissistic Mother

Do you feel empty when you hear your friends talk about loving relationships with their mothers? Their mothers sound supportive, compassionate, and uplifting. But you? Well, you couldn’t use any of those

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Narcissistic Love Bombing Always Leads to Hate Bombing

“Why can’t we just go back to the way things USED to be? The good times before we fought all the time?” If you’re in a relationship with a narcissist, you’ve no doubt uttered this classic question

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How Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome Triggers Financial PTSD

Do you feel sick to your stomach every time you spend $3 on a simple coffee? Are you meticulously combing your debit history at least once a day? Do thoughts of bills and frivolous purchases wake you up

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Everything You Need to Know About the Narcissist’s Biggest Fear

Admit it.  You’ve read all the articles you could find in order to learn about the narcissist’s biggest fear.   In fact, you may have tried a few of the suggestions in an attempt to give the

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13 Unsettling Things Narcissists Do When They Think No One Is Looking

If you’ve spent any time in a relationship with a narcissist, there has likely come a time when you developed a burning desire to know the things narcissists do when they’re by themselves. If we’re

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