My Response to Coronavirus – Art Ginley

Thank you Art Ginley for submitting a great article to our website! Part 1: This is really happening. It’s been setting in for me over the past few days and weeks that something really big is happening that is totally out of control. We have started a collective journey, against our choice, and now we’re […]

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Why Victims of Narcissistic Abuse develop PTSD

Big thank you to Rev. Sheri Heller for another wonderful article! When we met for an initial therapy consultation, Madelyn was a psychological and emotional wreck. Yet when she shared about her childhood in the Philippines and her subsequent exploits with travel and academia, it was clear that her life was filled with love and […]

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The Virtuous Narcissist

Thank you to Rev. Sherri Heller for submitting another wonderful article! Amara touted herself as a spiritual healer versed in sundry esoteric techniques such as holographic resonance and cathartic release work. She seemed wise and encouraging. It took me years to see the back-stabbing egomaniac that lurked beneath her mystical new age facade. By the […]

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Our Partner Can Control Our Brain 

A new study sheds light on how other people influence our mind. Research on mice, whose brains are remarkably similar to humans, reveals that our brains are affected by those around us. The key factor is dominance. The brain of the subordinate mouse synchronized to the dominant mouse. This likely applies to our relationships. Typically, […]

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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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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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