The Narcissist and Addiction

I had a question on the 3 Phases of a Relationship with a Narcissist post asking if narcissists are known to have addiction issues, the person said their partner is an alcoholic and sex addict. Almost all narcissists have an addiction of some sort and sex is the most common. Why? There are several reasons. 1.  Narcissists …

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Take This Short Quiz To See If You Could Be The Victim Of Abuse

Society has many misconceptions of what kind of person becomes the victim of domestic violence. Seeing as October is Domestic Abuse Awareness Month I thought I would discuss the common traits of a typical victim. I held many of the common judgements of abuse victims all through my 20's and 30's; I can remember saying …

Dealing With A Narcissist Is Not Child’s Play

Many people compare dealing with a narcissist to dealing with a 3 year old and in many ways that is a totally accurate description. Like a 3 year old the narcissist will stomp his feet and yell that he hates you for not giving him his way and an hour or so later he is …

I Give This Post From Chump Lady A Standing Ovation

I remember years ago lamenting in a post on here, "Why does he keep hurting me??!!!" And someone said something that stung like the truth usually does when you are feeling sorry for yourself, "Because you keep letting him." On that note here is something from Chump Lady well worth sharing!! I felt like standing, …

Just Like A Cancer In Remission – You Never Know When It Could Come Back

No offense meant to anyone dealing with cancer, it was the only analogy that I could come up with to accurately describe what it is like waiting for the narcissist to rear his ugly head in your life again. It has been 5 and 1/2 years since my ex and I split, he has been …

The Psychopath’s Uncontrollable Need to Control

I received this message the other day. "Hi, I’ve never commented but this blog has really helped me come to terms w my own abusive relationship. I’m still pretty traumatized and don’t really know how to help myself but I’m learning all I can about cluster b disorders…I frequent a site called psychopath free and …