Category Archives for No Contact

The Real Reason You Break No Contact (It’s Not What You Think)

The toughest tribulation in detaching from an abusive relationship with a Narcissist or other toxic individual is implementing and maintaining No Contact (or Modified Contact in cases of shared custody). 

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Cognitive Dissonance Removal Strategies: Harmful vs. Healthy Ways

Abusive relationships often reshape your entire belief system. If you are like most victims of narcissistic abuse, you experienced a distorted sense of reality throughout the majority of the relationship

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"He’s Not All Bad" and Other Dangerous Fallacies

It’s hard to admit, but… You’ve been lying to yourself about your partner. There’s an ever-widening gap between the person you want him to be and the person he really is.  You have an idea of

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The Realm of the Narcissist

 ~ by Ether Whilst we live in a world full of beauty, love, depth, feelings, thoughts and experiences, narcissists do not. They don’t possess the capability to see such a world, nor to appreciate anything

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Love Bombing vs Stalking – What’s the Difference?

When you are trying to detach from an abusive relationship, the last thing you need is your ex stalking you.  While it may seem that your ex is trying to re-establish a connection, it’s important

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Life with a Narcissist

“Where are you?”  I asked, swallowing hard.  I knew his answer before he replied. “I’m home”, he said with slight hesitancy.  He always hesitated a little before lying.  Apparently, he wasn’t

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Breaking Up with a Narcissist

“Breaking up with a Narcissist”.  These are common search terms that lead people to this site.  While I am glad that readers are searching for ways to end their toxic relationships, I usually feel

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First Christmas Season Without the Narcissist?

It’s the Christmas season and the forums abound with people who want advice on what to do about their Narcissistic partner.  Some struggle to go No Contact, while others consider letting the Narc back

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Will Therapy with a Narcissist Help? Why it’s a Bad Idea

Will therapy with a narcissist help? After all, you’ve apparently committed some serious grievances against them. According to him or her, it’s a wonder you’re not on the FBI’s Most Wanted List.

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