“Unlike other forms of psychological disorders, the core issue in trauma is reality.” Bessel A. von der Kolk — Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body and … Continue reading My C-PTSD
And she thought I am wasted. I am ruin. I am one. But she fought For her mind. For her soul. For herself. She won. .
“Solitude vivifies; isolation kills.”—Joseph Roux I am currently baffled by the process of making friends. I never had a ton of friends as a kid or a teenager, but I … Continue reading A Habit of Isolation
“You cannot co-parent with a narcissist. I repeat, YOU. CANNOT. CO-PARENT. WITH. A. NARCISSIST.”—Jenny Penland “You Can’t Co-Parent With A Toxic Ex, But You Can Do This Instead” If you are … Continue reading Spot on Advice: “You Can’t Co-Parent With A Toxic Ex, But You Can Do This Instead”
“This kitty cat lost her mind Been lookin’ for a star-sent sign that I’ll be alright Look to the skies” —”Rainbows” by Kesha It’s been a year since I started … Continue reading Where does that highway go to?
Dear Lawyer, I want you to know that I’m deeply appreciative of the role you’ve played in my liberation. I could not have navigated the convoluted process of divorce without … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Lawyer: things to know when representing victims of narcissistic abuse
“Plus, I believe Gettin’ kinda chubby I’m just saying ’cause I wuv you”—Mother Gothel, “Mother Knows Best” A few days ago I decided to pull out my Renaissance Fair costume … Continue reading The Costume
Am I an empty cup? Or just a cup with no bottom? Nothing seems to fill me up: Pouring in Summer, feeling Autumn.
“Running on empty, there was nothing left in me but doubt I picked up a pen And wrote my way out (I wrote my way out)”—”Wrote My Way Out” I … Continue reading The Last Five Years