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For the first time in ages, I have a Saturday with nothing on my calendar.

One of the things that kept me so busy recently was a writing workshop on Creative Nonfiction. 744 more words

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Love Doesn't Mean Leaning

After a while you learn the subtle difference
Between holding a hand and chaining a soul,
And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning
And company doesn’t mean security. 1,052 more words
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Rules a partner has to follow in a relationship with a narcissist

It is important to see these rules, as if the narcissist was saying them directly to their partner. This will enable the victim (soon to be survivor) to relate in a more intense way and to get help to leave the narcissist.

Love Athina ♥

PTSD and the Galway Guy

The date of my London and Ireland trip quickly approaches and with it, some nasty anxiety about seeing the Galway Guy.

After 20 years of flirtatious banter, I am not wholly surprised that I am experiencing some nervousness about seeing him face to face. 645 more words

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Resolving a new trigger: My brother's engagement

My brother proposed to his girlfriend a few weeks ago. When I first was informed, my immediate reaction was overwhelming happiness. Then, suddenly and unexpectedly, I became overcome by selfish sadness and I needed to excuse myself and go have a good cry. 735 more words

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Narcissistic Recovery: Don't Call Me Snowflake

Have you listened to the new Decemberists album, “I’ll Be Your Girl,” yet? I highly recommend doing so. Particularly the song, “Everything is Awful.” Because, frankly, it is. 1,076 more words

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Narcissistic Recovery: Yoga

I stayed in downward dog today for the entirety of the time the instructor asked. I took each deep breath. I centered myself physically and emotionally. 1,181 more words

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