I realize now my anger and defensiveness were about armoring my heart. I cannot get to where I want to go when weighed down by my anger’s armor.Read More 140: Parable of the Prickly Porcupine
Seven years in a few seconds. She laughed. She smiled. She loved me. I loved her.
What did she love about me? I brought this out in her?Read More 137.01 Remember
I’ve spent much time and energy focused on my Ugly and working through my pain and loss. As such, I’ve stopped examining what was beautiful and good. It has created a myopic and unbalanced perspective on Our lives.Read More 136: Forgotten
I’ll keep working on changing the things I can and accepting the things I can’t. You can hurt me but you cannot break me. Only the rigid shatter. As always, I keep my heart soft towards you. Not simply because I love you, but because I love myself enough to know this is best for me.Read More 135: More Patterns
133: Sounding Advice
“You still have C on a pedestal” and other friendly insight.Read More 133: Sounding Advice
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 AbuseRead 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 PerelRead More 125: Thoughts on Once a cheater from Ester Perel…
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: Thoughts on The Onus of Healing by A Couples Journey of Recovery from Sex Addiction