Archive for September, 2012


Book look: “A Relationship Guide to Being The One” by Barbara Rose

I came across this book a while back which is a super easy read… as in one evening’s worth (even after the kids go to bed). … Keep going...

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A Valuable Lesson for Daughter of Narcissist

“Information is Power”, right?  Sharing information isn’t really something I thought very much about, however, until I met my ex and his family. … Keep going...

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The Ominous Red Flags in Dating

For those of us who walked down this path, when we realize who we are really with, we wonder…’ what did I miss??’ and/or “why didn’t I really listen to my gut? … Keep going...

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Narcissists Manipulate

  A quick post, as I read a post by another blogger this morning that strikes a cord:  read her post.

This past weekend, my ex dropped off the kids and told me how he had a conflict for his mid-week dinner and asked to    change the day of the week. … Keep going...

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Helping Children Cope with Visitation – Empowerment

One of the readers here, Jenelle, also has her own blog and graciously wrote a post upon request outlining what steps she takes to help her children deal with their narcissistic father. … Keep going...

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Helping children cope during visitation with a narcissistic parent

Once upon a time, there was a very naive mother.  Naive mommy didn’t know that her soon to be ex has strong (very strong) narcissistic and sociopathic traits, and didn’t quite grasp that he really couldn’t co-parent (or co-anything, for that matter). … Keep going...

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Boundaries – what are they?

After giving some thought to the last post, I thought it would be interesting to take another look at the various facets of personal boundaries. … Keep going...

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Boundaries & Personality Disorders (especially borderline, narcissism)

Boundaries are important around those with personality disorders as they generally don’t have any themselves.  It’s important for adults as well as children with a personality disordered parent to learn about boundaries from somewhere.Keep going...

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Family Court Reform Movements

There are various efforts out there by different groups who recognize the need to change the way that things are done in our family court system. … Keep going...

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A Legal Motion on my Door (again)

I’m human and I’m frustrated.  I returned home last evening to find the motion to reduce child support on my door. … Keep going...

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Children’s Behavior after Visitation with Narcissistic Parent

When my kids started spending more than a few hours with their dad, I noticed that their behavior changed – significantly. … Keep going...

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Out of the Mouths of Narcissists – Common Phrases

Along the way in my relationship with my ex, I came to terms with the relationship having been abusive.  I also came to realize that my ex likely has narcissistic personality disorder, borderline, some antisocial traits and perhaps bipolar as well. … Keep going...

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The Impact of Domestic Abuse

Since I left an abusive relationship myself and began to heal, I wanted to do something to give back… to help in some way others who were also leaving abusive relationships. … Keep going...

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Dad, I wrote a letter to the president and law makers

My daughter must have met her wit’s end last evening with her father.  She arrived home to say that her dad was being rude to them, and that she told him how she wrote a letter to the president. … Keep going...

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Unemployed, Going to Court, Car Broken Down & Feeling Thankful

Yesterday was one of those days…  but yet I still felt happy and thankful.  How?

First, let me explain that I’ve been unemployed for 2+ years now. … Keep going...

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The truth will set you free

On my phone,I have an app which delivers a daily bible quote to the screen.  Today, I read John 8:32 and thought something different than I have before. … Keep going...

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Happy Labor Day

My kids and I just concluded a week’s vacation at the beach with my parents.  My youngest, nerves and all, will begin kindergarten tomorrow. … Keep going...

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