Targets are stuck between a rock and a hard place, right where the Narcissist wants them to be, damned if they defend themselves and damned if they don’t BUT basically isolated and defenseless.
After Narcissistic Abuse
Read More 128.03: Mostly Last Thoughts on Interlopers and Rumormongers
127: Monkeys in the Middle
I’ve gone to lengths not to put people in the middle of my situation. I don’t want anyone else to carry my water.
Read More 127: Monkeys in the Middle
The pain will never go away. I will only find perspective for the pain. It is a part of me now. To hate the pain is to hate myself; to love myself is to love my pain.
Read More 126: Grrr…
125: Once a cheater…
“So often we want to take this behavior and now reduce the entire person to just that.” – Esther Perel
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123: The Onus of Healing by A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction
I need – no I WANT, someone that will work through the hard and Ugly things and not run away because they are scared or angry or shallow.
Read More 123: The Onus of Healing by A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction
121: Trickle Truth HELL by Walking the Journey
The truth will not set you free. What you do with the truth will.
Read More 121: Trickle Truth HELL by Walking the Journey
118: Thoughts on Forgiveness and Clemency
I realize, like so much, I have been approaching this wrong: I’ve been seeking forgiveness from C, that is selfish. Is it any wonder C is still pissed?
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112: @Dawn_ByTheCreek asks, “What am I doing?”
I’ve asked myself that question thousands of times a day over the years of my betrayal. I’ve asked myself that questions a thousand times a day since the reveal.
Read More 112: What am I doing? — Walking the Journey
108: Never Not Broken
The weight of all of these losses and feelings finally broke me this week. I feel nothing but sadness, loneliness, despair, and emptiness today.
I have nothing to offer anyone. Not even myself. I’m hollow now.
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106: The Mighty
“Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.”
I often wonder what keeps relationships going when, on the surface, it seems like there is so much going against them.
Read More 106: The Mighty