Reblog: You are not to be the Editorial Assistant to the Narcissist

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Silly Stuff: Reasons the 80’s Were Awesome.

1. Cyndi Lauper: Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. 1983. 2. Spuds McKenzie. 1987. 3. Lace Fingerless Gloves. 1983. 4. Fuschia clothes. 1986. 5. Trivial Pursuit game. 1984. 6. John Hughes’ film: The Breakfast Club. 1985. Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens (more…)

“Why Have Goals?” – by www.attitudesandattire.org

Goals strengthen your character by promoting a long-term outlook. Goals allow you to lead your life instead of reacting to it. Goals provide internal and consistent motivation. Goals help you stay focused on what is most important to you. Goals improve your ability to make decisions. Goals require and build self-confidence. Goals help you plan the future you want. Goals heighten your awareness of opportunities that are consistent with your desires. Goals will help you become the person you want to be. Source: Attitudes & Attire, Dallas, Texas, USA www.attitudesandattire.org Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click (more…)

Self-Esteem Exercises.

Source: Attitudes & Attire, Dallas, Texas, USA. www.attitudesandattire.org Self-esteem is the internal experience of one’s own worthiness and value as a person. It comes from inside a person and moves outward into relationships. People with positive self-esteem know they are valuable and worthy even when they make a mistake, are confronted by an angry person, are cheated or lied to, or are rejected by a lover, friend, parent, child, or boss. Self-esteem vs. Other-esteem. Other-esteem is fragile and undependable because it relies upon outside factors beyond your control rather than inside factors like self-esteem. Other-esteem can be based on: how you (more…)

Wandering Jew.

Like everyone in Florida after the recent real estate crash, my parents are renting a house in one city and renting out both of their own fully-paid-for houses in two other cities. Between their rent and my sister’s rent, and the income, they achieve a wash. The market is beginning to change in some areas and houses are starting to sell after about five years of stagnation. My mom’s landlord has decided to put his house on the market and asked my parents to move out. I tried to tell her that this could be a good thing. She could end (more…)

Post #199. Laughing at my pain.

When I began this blog on Rosh Chodesh Nissan (01 April 2014), I had a visual plan in my mind’s eye of writing 200 journal entries as I recorded my pain and chronicled my recovery from the narcissist’s abuse. I expected that 200 posts would be the amount of journaling that I would need in order to become functioning once again and that after the 200th, I would be able to move on with my life. Now picture an ice cream sundae. The luscious, maraschino cherry dipped in nuclear-bright red dye #40 is the crown atop the yummy treat, and in (more…)

Reblog: Poem, Callused Hands – by marvelingsoul.

This is a beautiful poem by marvelingsoul. Please go back to the original and hit like! Regarding my relationship with a narcissist, I often write that I took on so many burdens because I could… but then… Please share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a (more…)