Posts Tagged dealing with a narcissist


Deepak Chopra’s 21 Day Meditation Challenges

I have been doing Deepak’s meditation challenges, and really enjoying them.  They are easy – he starts with an introduction each day on what he wants you to consider. … Keep going...

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How Narcissists Emphathize

The other day, I had a wonderful opportunity to pick up my kids from their dad’s store and take them to my son’s friend’s indoor swimming party. … 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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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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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 Quest for a Psychological Evaluation

This is a great example of narcissism, if I’ve ever seen one.  I honestly read an email from my ex and laughed aloud. … Keep going...

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My Narcissistic/Sociopathic Ex’s Current Complaints

My ex met with my daughter’s therapist.  The objective:  For the therapist to get my Ex to agree to having our son evaluated by a mental health professional because of his regressive behaviors (my son, not my ex’s regression 😉

Here’s the key points that he laid out to the therapist. … Keep going...

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Narcissists Who Seek Revenge

In my understanding, there are several types and variations of narcissists, as well as a plethoria of comorbidity within personality disorders. … Keep going...

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A Glimpse into MY Ex’s Narcissistic parenting

In an effort to understand more fully what’s going on for my children, I have decided to send with them a recording device. … Keep going...

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Dealing with Narcissists: The Circle of Control

I am not sure who the author of the leadership tool “Circle of Control” actually is so that I can give credit to them. … Keep going...

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Example of “communicating” with a narcissist “effectively”

Recently, with both my kids in turmoil and feeling frustration that they have to see their Dad, my daughter’s awesome therapist suggested that I try to see them every day that they are at their father’s. … Keep going...

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The importance of “the bubble”

This is something I’ve mentioned in earlier posts, and something I use with my kids regularly.   It’s good for adults, and for kids.  … Keep going...

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Learning about Narcissism, Pathology and Personality Disorders at a YOUNG age

A few of the things that I think are blessings in disguise in the situation of having to co-parent with a narcissist are:

1. … Keep going...

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Do sociopaths, psychopaths or narcissists ever move on?

I am at a loss for this one part of dealing with my ex, and haven’t found much information on it – but what I found I will share in a moment.… Keep going...

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Holidays and narcissism

AAGGGG!!!  They all lose it around holidays, birthdays and special events.. don’t they?

There are definite times of year when I feel more tension and worry about what’s going to transpire and how it’s going to go than others.… Keep going...

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“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.” – Jack Buck

A wonderful quote to remember!

Is it crappy to have to coparent with a narcissist?  YES!

Tree in Bloom

Tree in Bloom

It is toxic to have a narcissist in your life?… Keep going...

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Narcisists are a FACADE

What you see is NOT what you get. Narcissists lack a “core”, a true “self”.  I cannot think of any better way to test this theory than to have a deep, heart to heart conversation one on one about morals, ethics and beliefs.… Keep going...

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