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psychopath, sociopath, or narcissist…

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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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How to Deal with a Narcissist

Please read the full article here.  Note:  I did not write this! A very quick summary on how to deal with a narcissist: • Don’t.  – Think haunted house. Get out of there the first chance you can. • Kiss Up … Continue reading

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Lack of Empathy

{Please note:  I did not write this.  The trait of “Lack of Empathy” has been on my mind recently and I felt compelled to post something about it.} Lacks empathy: is unwilling to recognize or identify with the feelings and … Continue reading

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“I know you don’t like it when I ___, but…”

This morning he said, I need to tell you something but I don’t want you to get too upset. I’m thinking, one of my chickens has died? But, no. He told me that he cut down some of our trees. … Continue reading

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nothing new

Tonight we went out with some friends. He did most of the talking.  Of course.  He seems interesting and funny and witty. But in reality, he’s just showing off.  It’s all about him. I feel kind of lonely.  Not really … Continue reading

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Codependent and Narcissist

This is an excerpt from the book “The Human Magnet Syndrome,” written by Ross Rosenberg. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The “dance” of codependency requires two people: the pleaser/fixer and the taker/controller. This inherently dysfunctional dance can only happen with one partner who is a … Continue reading

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Chocolate

I want chocolate so bad right now.  I want is so, so, so badly! Chocolate is my comfort, my friend, my lover.  But I am on this diet and one of the things I can’t have is chocolate.  I could … Continue reading

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Just for the record

I have been accused of turning my children against my husband, their father. That simply is not true. Period. For years and years and years, I tried to hide my sadness and frustration in my marriage.  I did not speak … Continue reading

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Self-centered?

Last night, we watched a couple of shows on Hulu on the laptop and then he checked his email while I brushed my teeth.    Then it was my turn to check my email. When I came into the bedroom to … Continue reading

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