Category Archives for Releasing The Past

The Inevitable Loss of Dignity inside Narcissistic Abuse

I talk to people rather frequently who’ve come out of the relationship with their Narcissist and cannot seem to work through their feelings of anger and resentment.  This is natural; something we all

Read More

Narc Recovery Boot Camp

There isn’t a magical phrase or declaration. You can’t simply listen to a self-help CD one time. One therapy session won’t do the trick. The change won’t happen as you sleep. You have to retrain

Read More

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

Read More

Easing the Sting of “Rejection”

I get emails every day from people who are stuck in an obsessive cycle of feeling worthless, unattractive, and “no good”.  This happens because the Narcissist in their life conditioned them to believe

Read More

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

Read More

This is Your Life…

Lyrics: “This Is Your Life” Yesterday is a wrinkle on your forehead Yesterday is a promise that you’ve broken Don’t close your eyes, don’t close your eyes This is your life

Read More

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

Read More

Cross the Bridge to Your Other Reality

When attempting to leave an abusive partner, most people get sucked back in several times before making the break. Why do you think that is?  Why can’t we just pack our things and leave?  We know it’s

Read More