Merry Christmas And Happy New Year For 2012

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Hi everyone! 2012 has been an incredible year of liberation, growth and movement away from narcissistic abuse and into creating the true lives that we deeply desire and truly do deserve. 2012 saw the birth of the Narcissism and Relationships blog, I am simply astounded with the community that has developed here, and all of you who leave wonderful comments, share your stories and so selflessly dedicate your energy to helping and inspiring others. (more…)

Hi everyone!

2012 has been an incredible year of liberation, growth and movement away from narcissistic abuse and into creating the true lives that we deeply desire and truly do deserve.

2012 saw the birth of the Narcissism and Relationships blog, I am simply astounded with the community that has developed here, and all of you who leave wonderful comments, share your stories and so selflessly dedicate your energy to helping and inspiring others.

“Am I The Narcissist?”

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After spending time learning about narcissism and identifying narcissistic traits in people (especially in your ex or current partner) you might all of a sudden stop and go … Wait a minute, am I the narcissist?! This can be a shocking and horrifying, especially if you start to believe what your mind is telling you, listening to the stories of when you have lacked integrity, been controlling, or even been manipulative. (more…)

After spending time learning about narcissism and identifying narcissistic traits in people (especially in your ex or current partner) you might all of a sudden stop and go …

Wait a minute, am I the narcissist?!

This can be a shocking and horrifying, especially if you start to believe what your mind is telling you, listening to the stories of when you have lacked integrity, been controlling, or even been manipulative.

Why Most Boundaries Don’t Hold Up

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You know that beginning to set boundaries and honouring yourself is important to start moving forward. Yet when faced with laying a boundary with an individual (partner, family member, friend or even co-worker), can even the thought of it fill you with terror? Do you ever panic when it comes to standing up for yourself and saying “No” to behaviour that is unacceptable? Your throat may go dry, your mind gets foggy and confused, and you may even feel intense anxiety or even nauseous. (more…)

You know that beginning to set boundaries and honouring yourself is important to start moving forward.

Yet when faced with laying a boundary with an individual (partner, family member, friend or even co-worker), can even the thought of it fill you with terror?

Do you ever panic when it comes to standing up for yourself and saying “No” to behaviour that is unacceptable?

Your throat may go dry, your mind gets foggy and confused, and you may even feel intense anxiety or even nauseous.

Forgiving Yourself For Being Hooked and Tricked By The Narcissist

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After ending the relationship with your narcissist it is very common to be left with destruction to your security, assets, connections with family and friends, and shattered emotions, as well as all the other losses you have sustained as a result of being in a relationship with a narcissist… As you look at the rubble left lying at your feet it can be very easy to beat yourself up. You might think, “How could I have been so stupid?” “How could I have let this go on so long and get so bad!” Or, “I have ruined not just my life but also my children’s lives…” (more…)

After ending the relationship with your narcissist it is very common to be left with destruction to your security, assets, connections with family and friends, and shattered emotions, as well as all the other losses you have sustained as a result of being in a relationship with a narcissist…

As you look at the rubble left lying at your feet it can be very easy to beat yourself up.

You might think, “How could I have been so stupid?” “How could I have let this go on so long and get so bad!” Or,I have ruined not just my life but also my children’s lives…”