Is a Gray Rock Strategy Advisable?

Thank you Darlene Lancer for another great article! One strategy for dealing with a narcissist or sociopath is to act like a “gray rock,” meaning that you become uninteresting and unresponsive. You don’t feed their needs for drama or attention. You don’t show emotion, say anything interesting, or disclose any personal information. Nor do you […]

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8 Reasons for Ghosting and What to Do

8 Reasons for Ghosting and What to Do Big thank you to Darlene Lancer for another great article! Rejection and breakups are hard enough, but being ghosted can be traumatic. It can leave you with unanswered questions that make it hard to move on. Although ghosting also occurs in friendships, it’s usually associated with dating. […]

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The Positive Psychology of Gratitude and Trauma

The Positive Psychology of Gratitude and Trauma When you’ve gone through something as harrowing as Narcissist abuse, gratitude might seem like the last thing on your mind. More likely, you might find yourself feeling fear, anger, or even regret. But giving thanks has scientifically proven benefits, and it can play a big role in healing […]

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Narcissist Abuse Lessons

When you go through a narcissistic relationship hopefully you learn some lessons so that you don’t need to repeat them. Here are some ideas of lessons our readers have learned. Feel free to share on social media

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How to Heal Emotional Abuse

MOVE ON – Educate yourself, learn about them, understand your accountability. You can visit with the pain of the breakup or loss but do not live there, when you are ready to get help and move on you will. KEEP CONTROL – Learn about boundaries, love yourself, listen to intuition, never let it happen again. […]

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Holiday Triggers and Feeling Down is not a step backwards

The holiday season is not always the most wonderful time of the year, especially for those of us that have ended relationships with a narcissist. Seeing happy people celebrating can remind us of happier times and thus bring on a wave of sadness. If your recovery has been where you are doing well and then […]

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Lessons learned after narcissistic abuse

While it may feel like time has stopped I assure you time does march on. As our focus in life turns to understand the truth about narcissistic abuse it is important for you to ‘DO THE WORK’. I say this in my videos all the time, this ‘work’ I speak of is not just watching […]

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