“The inability to get something out of your head is a signal that shouts, “Don’t forget to deal with this!” As long as you experience fear or pain with a … Continue reading Healing from Narcissistic Abuse: a story of seeking health
“I can’t relate to the more innocent voices, the ones who think small problems are problems at all, or who think there’s a reason for my tragedy, or who are … Continue reading Actually, I’m Angry
“It is as though some old part of yourself wakes up in you, terrified, useless in the life you have, its skills and habits destructive but intact, and what is … Continue reading Is this PTSD?
“We lie only when we are attempting to cover up something we know to be illicit. Some rudimentary form of conscience must proceed the act of lying. There is no … Continue reading Apologists: People of the Lie
“The thing women have yet to learn is nobody gives you power. You just take it.”—Rosanne Barr Soon I have to face the task of picking up my property from … Continue reading I’m Fierce Somewhere Inside
“Ah, yes, the past can hurt. But the way I see it, you can either run from it…or learn from it.”—Rafiki For 13 years, I cohabited with the man who … Continue reading Memories