How Do Victims Feel When They Are Divorcing A Narcissist?

Divorcing a narcissist can be an extremely challenging and emotionally draining experience for the victim. Narcissists typically have a personality disorder characterized by a grandiose sense of self-importance, a constant need for admiration, and a lack of empathy for others. This leads any unfortunate individual who is enmeshed in a relationship and precipitating divorce from […]

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Effective Ways to Provide Support for Children Amidst Divorce Challenges

All children are different. Some show signs of independence and strength at an early age while others may crave parental support much longer than expected. Throw divorce into the mix and it is safe to say you should expect the unexpected. Supporting your children through the struggles they may experience during and after a divorce […]

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The Difference between a Strong Ego, Weak Ego, and Big Ego

The term “ego” has gotten a bad rep, but in fact, having a strong ego indicates mental health in contrast to a weak or big ego. In Freud’s structural model of the psyche, “I” was translated to the Latin, “ego.” Unlike the primitive “id” seen in infants, the ego develops in stages and represents the […]

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When Your Relationship ‘feels like home’ Even Though Home Hurts

We all know that ‘click’ when we connect with that special someone, our heart races, we lean into whatever they are saying, we can’t wait to see them again. Attraction in adulthood is the activation of our earliest attachment patterns. It’s like our body saying ‘I know how to be the corresponding puzzle piece to this person’. […]

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