Category Archives for Moving on after No Contact

How to Reverse Learned Helplessness after Narcissistic Abuse

“I feel hopeless”… It seems like more and more people are dealing with feelings of helplessness. Not only are more people struggling with these feelings, they’re dealing with them on

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Do Narcissists Suck at Tickling?

by Ven Baxter Tickling requires empathy. It’s a psychological game (in a positive sense). One can’t tickle oneself; tickling requires a partner and, like most human interactions, when done the “right”

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Addicted to Researching Narcissism: 5 Signs to Look Out for After a Break Up

While all relationships have their ups and downs, a relationship with a narcissist can be particularly tumultuous. To cope with the extreme emotional trauma of this kind of emotional abuse, your body activates

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How to Maintain Modified Contact on Father’s Day

What’s it like to maintain Modified Contact? It’s exciting and terrifying at the same time. You know you were meant to do more with your life than being stuck in a marriage or relationship

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5 Tips to Master Self-Discipline While Going No Contact

One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself when detaching from a toxic relationship is learning to master the art of self-discipline. Learning how to tell yourself no is an important step to becoming

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7 Painful Truths All Empaths Must Eventually Face About Narcissists

How do empaths protect themselves from narcissists? It’s no secret that Empaths feel it’s their obligation to save the world.  And when they’re being manipulated by a narcissist, this sense of obligation

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Taking Care of You: 6 Acts of Self-Care That Soothe

Most of us can’t deny that life gets way too busy. So busy, sometimes, that you may feel like you don’t have time to take care of yourself. However, when it comes to healing from toxic relationships,

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When a Narcissist Leaves You Alone

~ by Ether When a narcissist leaves you alone, the feeling of longing becomes unpleasantly familiar to those who have been involved in a relationship with a narcissist or similarly emotionally unavailable

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