Category Archives for Recovery from Co-Dependency

Reflections on My Time as Supply

I Bargained with Life for a Penny I bargained with Life for a penny, And Life would pay no more, However I begged at evening When I counted my scanty store; For Life is a just employer, He gives you what

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10 Lies We Mistake for Love – Part II

This post is the second in a two-part series.  To see the first one, click here. Lies We Mistake for Love – continued… 6.  You believe you have to earn love Love should not depend on what you can

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10 Lies We Mistake for Love – Part One

This article is the first in a two-part series. What is real love? Poets and writers have attempted to define true love for centuries. While true love is certainly something worth striving for, it’s

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When the FOG Lifts…Clarity and Awareness after Leaving the Narcissist

When I was a little girl, I would sleepwalk.  I’d wake up on the living-room couch, or sometimes even on the floor.  It left me with a very bizarre feeling because I couldn’t comprehend how I could

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Forgiving the Narcissist vs. Abuse Amnesia

Forgiveness.  It’s all over the media.  If we want to live a stress-free life, clear our energy channels, and obtain forgiveness from our Creator, we must learn to forgive.  In the words of the Buddha,

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Rise Above Self-Sabotage and Live True to Yourself

So you finally broke free from the Narcissist.  You got your own place, initiated blunt-force No Contact, and depleted twenty-seven boxes of Kleenex in under a week. I hate to break it to you, but that

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5 Steps to Healing When the Relationship is Over

Getting over a relationship is hard enough, but trying to recover from the pain of narcissistic abuse seems insurmountable.  If you are ruminating over “what could have been”, perhaps the following

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Why I’m Glad I Went Through Hell with a Narcissist

Years ago, I never would have imagined myself saying those words.  I often PRAYED that I would go to sleep and not wake up.  I was crippled with panic attacks, agoraphobia (from being stalked), anxiety,

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