True recovery must include this.

Reblogged answer from: Athena Walker, Psychopathy is present from the first breath one takes, to the last. You go through the steps. First deal with the immediate shocking aftermath. You aren’t going to be at a place at this stage to realize what has happened to you. At this stage, you’re sad and desperate to understand … Continue reading True recovery must include this.

Codependency & Victim Blaming: Why Abuse Is Always Wrong

Reblogged article written by: Peace @ Psychopath Free. If you're researching psychopathy, sociopathy, and narcissism, chances are, you've also come across this term called codependency. So what exactly is codependency? From Mental Health America: An exaggerated sense of responsibility for the actions of others A tendency to confuse love and pity, with the tendency to “love” people … Continue reading Codependency & Victim Blaming: Why Abuse Is Always Wrong

5 Post-Discard Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

By Kim Saeed Whether it’s the first time you’ve been discarded – or you go through the discard and hoover cycle like the earth orbiting the sun – one thing’s for sure… It sucks. When I was discarded the first time, I made all the mistakes you can possibly make.  I begged.  I pleaded.  I sent … Continue reading 5 Post-Discard Mistakes to Avoid Like the Plague

Working The 5 Phases of Trauma Recovery After Narcissistic Abuse

By Kim Saeed When people think of trauma, they tend to imagine isolated events like natural disasters or car accidents. But trauma can take many forms. Narcissistic abuse is a soul-crushing form of trauma because it slowly builds up like an avalanche. In many cases, it affects your identity on a very deep level for several … Continue reading Working The 5 Phases of Trauma Recovery After Narcissistic Abuse

5 Brutal Ways New Abuse Survivors Torture Themselves

By Kim Saeed Wondering how to truly heal from emotional abuse? Legions of people who’ve endured narcissistic abuse hold the mistaken belief that choosing to leave a toxic relationship is the hardest thing they will ever do in their lives. But, the truth is…it’s what comes after that’s really the hardest. The self-blame, the cognitive dissonance, the tendency to … Continue reading 5 Brutal Ways New Abuse Survivors Torture Themselves

My healing journey to clarity.

This blog was created to help me along my healing journey, to add my voice to the spreading awareness of these walking nightmares, and to share hard-earned knowledge of the covert Narcissist experience.  I lived half my life believing I was happy, loved, and safe. Then I got ill and he unmasked as a total … Continue reading My healing journey to clarity.