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Narcissistic Recovery: Cognitive Function

I’ve been very frustrated with my writing lately. Whenever I sit down to write I have a blog post as a goal. I’ve lost my ability to free-form write and get out what’s in my heart without thinking of an audience. 277 more words

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Vacationing Without the Narcissist

Oh, vacations. Vacations were when it was the two of us and we would feel more connected, more bonded. Right? Yet that’s never how it would actually happen. 904 more words

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When the PTSD Hits (Warning: Potential Triggers)

I did not have a full-blown PTSD episode yesterday. I was able to navigate it and stay present.

I had a toothache and I went to the dentist. 1,078 more words

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Reflections After a Year of No Contact

I’m not healed yet, but I’m better than I once was.

A year ago yesterday I wrote a long post about having made it through the yuck and being able to go no contact. 482 more words

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When No Contact with the Narcissist is a Success

This was something I wrote a year ago, a few days after I was able to go ‘no contact’ with the Narcissist. It was helpful to me, today, to read it through.  749 more words

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Mother's Day without Kids

Today is Mother’s Day and I’m feeling mournful about what isn’t in my life. Once upon a time, I wanted children. I now feel sorrow in recognizing becoming a mother no longer aligns with what I want out of life. 1,243 more words

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