Tag Archives: Personal boundaries

the Secrets we Keep

When I first started recovering from years of mental and verbal abuse, I loathed talking about it. Who wants to admit they were stupid enough to fall victim to an abuser? It’s humiliating to endure the voice in your own … 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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I am who I am no matter who you are

I had not noticed this was a huge part of who I am until I began creating personal boundaries for myself. I am who I am no matter who the other person is pretending to be and that’s not something … 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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I don’t Write for them, I write for You

I was chatting with a recent reader of my blog when she remarked that she sure hoped when those disordered people read my blog, they figured out how much they were hurting people and tried to get help for themselves. … Continue reading

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