The Narcissist: Subtle Boundary Violations

The Narcissist: Subtle Boundary Violations

Subtlety is open to interpretation. Narcissistic abusers violate your personal boundaries in all sorts of ways with no regard for your individuality, your wants, your needs, your opinions, or your goals. This begins slowly in measured increments, with the narcissistic...

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Reframe The Negative Spiral

Reframe The Negative Spiral

When you are in it, you question your sanity daily. After you leave, you torture yourself with lingering self-blame and shame. The negative spiraling and ruminative thoughts with endless self-doubt become a habitual way of thinking. After a toxic relationship with an...

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The Losses and The Grief

The Losses and The Grief

Acknowledging the grief, the losses, and the whole truth of the devastation after a toxic entanglement with an abusive narcissist is a critical piece to realigning the inner compass that is there to guide and protect. Teasing apart the “shoulds”, the imagined futures,...

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The Symptoms of Trauma After the Abuse

The Symptoms of Trauma After the Abuse

Imagine the impact of predatory unpredictability, manipulation, and control on the mind and the body of the victim. Every word and action of the victim is twisted, contorted and turned on its head to torture and terrorize the victim. Punishment waits around every...

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