How I Recovered from Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome

Thank you Sherri Heller for sharing another great article! Mom’s stealth narcissism was obscured by her schizophrenia. Dad was more blatantly sadistic and malignant, yet he seemed to be the saner of the two. I can say now they were both comparably deranged, just in different ways. Life is so much clearer in hindsight. By […]

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The Key to Healing Narcissistic Abuse

The Key to Healing Narcissistic Abuse Big thank you to Kaleah LaRoche for this great article! I was raised in a dysfunctional, narcissistic family system where there was a lack of compassion, empathy and emotional support.  I was an introverted, sensitive and emotionally aware child and I found it difficult to cope in the family […]

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Therapy for NPD and Narcissists

Therapy for NPD and Narcissists Many people ask whether narcissists can change or benefit from therapy. Because narcissists see the cause of their problems as external due to their defenses of denial, distortion, and projection, their ability to look at themselves introspectively is limited. Thus, they don’t often come to individual therapy. Narcissists only comprise […]

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What is Self Esteem

What is Self Esteem? Self-esteem is what we think of ourselves. When it’s positive, we have confidence and self-respect. We’re content with ourselves and our abilities, in who we are and our competence. Self-esteem is relatively stable and enduring, though it can fluctuate. Healthy self-esteem makes us resilient and hopeful about life. Self-Esteem Impacts Everything […]

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Meeting Your Needs is the Key to Happiness

The key to happiness is meeting our needs. Although codependents are very good at meeting needs of other people, many are clueless about their own needs. They have problems identifying, expressing, and fulfilling their needs and wants. They’re usually very attuned other people and may even anticipate their needs and desires. Over the years, they […]

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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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Getting Back on Your Feet Begins With Finances

Money is America’s biggest cause of stress and anxiety, according to the latest research. It is considered more important than both relationships and work. If you have experienced abuse at the hands of a narcissist, then this could be a good place to begin the road to recovery. Although a success, both socially and in […]

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The Importance of creating your own self care kit.

Thank you Sherry Benson-Podolchuk for your contribution to our site, it is a great read!   How did I get into this mess?   The excitement of a new job that turns into a nightmare. We are social creatures, we want to belong or feel included in the workplace. Sometimes that can become a traumatic experience […]

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