Tag Archives: Mental health

Making a clean getaway

That moment when you realize you’re in the presence of a malignant personality, and you make the decision to bow out quietly and make a clean getaway, is probably one of the most naive moments you’ll ever have. So you … Continue reading

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is there a difference between No Contact and a Narcissistic Silent Treatment?

No Contact is very good advice given to victims of a malignant narcissist or a sociopath. It simply means no contact, of any kind, with the person that has been abusing you. It is a way to eliminate the abuser’s … Continue reading

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We all have better things to talk about

  I cannot tell you the number of times I would sit down in a therapy session and start out by sharing the latest bit of mean petty crap someone had been saying about me and how hurt I was … Continue reading

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Tell your side and then forget them

Narcissism is a subject I have written literally thousands of words about. I have written about what it is, how it feels to be abused by them and how to recover and live your best life. I have even published … Continue reading

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Being more selective with your Time

I told one of my friends the other day that living in a small town was starting to make me feel mean. It’s a little disappointing to find out the darling of the local Chamber of Commerce is also the … Continue reading

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Losing my Anonymity

REM lost their religion. William Shakespeare lost doubt. Edgar Allan Poe lost his mind. I’m over here wondering if I’ve lost my anonymity even though I’m not interested in figuring out where it went. I think it was the day … Continue reading

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do you know a Megalomaniac too?

What is Megalomania? ~from Wikipedia “Megalomania is a psycho-pathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of wealth, power, or omnipotence. Megalomania is characterized by an inflated sense of self-esteem and overestimation by persons of their powers and beliefs.” Whichever way this … Continue reading

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