7 Indications That You Were Raised By Narcissists

Another great article, provided by Ellie Coverdale. Thank you! Narcissistic Personality Disorder is a personality disorder whereby a person has an inflated sense of self-worth and they crave the praise and the approval of those around them. Their relationships are superficial and focused on how other people can affect them and they tend not to […]

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Sibling Bullying and Abuse: The Hidden Epidemic

Sibling abuse is the most common but least reported abuse in the family. Prevalence is higher than spousal or child abuse combined with consequences well into adulthood similar parent-child abuse. Up to 80 percent of youth experience some form of sibling maltreatment; yet, it’s been called the “forgotten abuse.” Therapists also frequently overlook it. Usually, […]

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Valentine’s Day Traps – 6 Tips to Avoid Them

Valentine’s Day is fraught with landmines and expectations, often unrealized, and whether you’re in or out of a relationship, the grass isn’t always greener. Is your situation described here? Read six tips to having a great holiday. You’re Alone I can recall Valentine’s Days I wished I were in love with someone who loved me. […]

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4 Reasons You Need a Financial Budget (if you’re starting over)

Big thank you to Dana Ronald at the Tax Crisis Institute for sharing this article with us!   Starting over money-wise can be difficult and intimidating, especially if you have been “punched in the gut” with your money situation. As many people realize, there may not be enough money remaining to pay bills at the […]

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Surviving Parental Alienation

The pain in my heart is all-encompassing. Moments weave in and out—moments of my current daily existence—moments of memories of earlier times in our children’s childhood, before Parental Alienation severed the loving bonds that I enjoyed with our kids and took for granted. My tears well up and drop, falling slowly to the depths of […]

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An Anonymous Story of Co-Parenting

I have a stalker. He doesn’t lurk in the bushes by my house with binoculars. He doesn’t follow me to work or spy on me while I run errands. But he still inserts himself into my life and the effects of his actions are present in my home. He is the father of my child.  […]

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