Category Archives: family

Helpful Words for the Severe Narcissist

(I did not write this.  It is an excerpt from an article titled, “If You Are the Target of Narcissistic Abuse.” Read the complete article here.) ~by Carrie Barron M.D. Narcissism can be protective in the sense that you do not … Continue reading

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silence encourages the tormentor

“Whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation, take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” ~Elie Wiesel

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letter to the Stanford rapist’s father

(I did NOT write this.) To Brock Turner’s Father, From Another Father by John Pavlovitz Dear Mr. Turner, I’ve read your letter to the judge on behalf of your son Brock, asking for leniency in his rape conviction. I need you … Continue reading

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forgive yourself…

(I found this image thanks to “A Covert Narcissist’s Wife.”)

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I miss my bedroom

I miss my bedroom. I miss sleeping in my bed.  My bed.  The bed frame, the headboard and the foot board, belonged to my great aunt. I miss my vanity.  My bed, that belonged to my great aunt, has a … Continue reading

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Functional Vs. Dysfunctional Relationships: The 10 BIG Differences

(I did not write this article. It was written by Laura Lifshitz and you can find the original article here.) Which type of relationship are YOU in? Some people wouldn’t know a toxic relationship if it bit them in the … Continue reading

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6 Subtle Signs Your Relationship Is Becoming Abusive

(I did not write this article.  It was written by Sajan Devshi and you can find the original article here.) Working with domestic abuse offenders for the last six years as a probation worker, I’ve realized that a lot of … Continue reading

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feeling crazy

I have felt crazy today. Maybe there is just too much going on. I’ve been sick for the past couple of weeks with some sort of weird cold/flu sort of thing.  I don’t usually get sick.  And when I do, … Continue reading

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Still here…

I miss blogging. I  don’t have another job yet, even though I’ve had a number of interviews.  I’ve been enjoying my days without work, but I need to start looking for more stuff to apply for. It’s still really, really, … Continue reading

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losing my job and another therapist

I will be losing my job. My company was bought by another company and my “position is being eliminated.” I have about another month before my last day so at least I have a little time to look for something … Continue reading

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