Category Archives for Contemplating No Contact

The Scary Truth Between Toxic Home Environments and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Home should be a place of comfort, safety, and unconditional love. Home is where children learn, grow, and develop their identities. Ideally, it is where they should feel supported and nurtured by their

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What Does Pink Clouding Have to do With Narcissistic Abuse Recovery?

It’s always easy to see things logically and provide sound advice from the outside looking in. When you see someone suffering from emotional or physical abuse, it’s natural to wonder why they don’t

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Emotional Attachment: 4 Unhealthy Signs You Fall Too Soon

After another lengthy and mentally taxing fight with the narcissist, it’s common to find yourself wondering, “how did I ever get myself into this mess?” You’re certainly not to blame for the abuse

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Shattering The Ugly Cycle: 3 Reasons Why You Keep Falling For Narcissists

It feels different this time. You tell yourself that you know the warning signs, and this potential new partner doesn’t have them. No, they are compassionate and generous. The bad luck has finally ended! 

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How to Shut Down the Narcissist During the Silent Treatment

Would you like to learn how to shut down the narcissist during the silent treatment? You may have been through multiple episodes of this crippling form of cold shoulder, yet no matter how many times it

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Feeling Guilty About Implementing the No Contact Rule?

You’ve probably heard of the ‘No Contact Rule’.  It’s long been touted as a way to ignore someone who broke up with you as a means to make them miss you and want you back. Dating

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9 Secret Signs of Narcissism You Can’t Miss Once You Notice Them

Sometimes the signs of narcissism aren’t so obvious and narcissists fly under our radar. Not every narcissist is a puffed-up gym rat or a Mean Girl like Regina George. If they were, we could see

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Being Angry Over Abuse Doesn’t Make You a Narcissist: It’s Righteous Anger

It’s a situation every victim of narcissistic abuse finds themselves in. After yet another argument, you ask yourself, “am I really being irrational? Maybe I’m the narcissist.” You’re understanding,

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These 7 Traits Make You Vulnerable to Narcissistic Manipulation

Some people find themselves in a relationship with a narcissist, claw their way out, and do their best to write-off or avoid other narcissists for the rest of their lives. Others feel they are simply magnets

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