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Narcissistic fathers & their sons

In my latest youtube video, I discuss the relationship between narcissistic fathers and their sons. This was requested by some of my viewers.It is just as important to raise awareness about how damaging a narcissistic father can be towards their son. Thanks for watching! © All blog posts and images are owned by me and… Continue reading Narcissistic fathers & their sons

Adversity & support · Child abuse · complex ptsd · Depression · Disability in the family · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · Youtube videos

Parentification

In today’s video, I talk about another type of child abuse known as parentification. Parentification isn’t always through the known fault of a parent, as sometimes in single parent families or in families with a special needs child, the parent struggles to keep the needs of the child fulfilled appropriately. Sometimes, the parent may be… Continue reading Parentification

Child abuse · complex ptsd · Depression · Emotional abuse · low self-esteem · mental health · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · Shame

Shame

Shame is caused by negative messages. The shame I am highlighting in this video is caused by dysfunctional parents. Shame is insidious and can have detrimental effects on the way we view ourselves and others. This is something I am very familiar with as a survivor of narcissistic abuse and I want to highlight the… Continue reading Shame

Adversity & support · Compassion · complex ptsd · Depression · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · mental health · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · self care · Uncategorized

CPTSD= Courage Progress Tenacity Survival Determination

Healing from PTSD is tough! Healing from Complex PTSD is even tougher. In honour of World Suicide Prevention Awareness Day, I want to tell every single one of you survivors out there that you can look at your PTSD & CPTSD differently, just for today! ♥ C-PTSD = COURAGE PROGRESS TENACITY SURVIVAL DETERMINATION Love ♥… Continue reading CPTSD= Courage Progress Tenacity Survival Determination

complex ptsd · courage · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · People Pleaser Syndrome · Resilience · self care · Self-reflection & self-awareness · Uncategorized

Recovery from abuse- 3 basic stages & how to identify whether you have reached the acceptance stage of recovery

Happy Monday fellow bloggers. This is quite a late post, so I hope it reaches some of you. I have just done another video on YouTube, where I talk about the 3 main stages of recovery that someone goes through, in particular concerning the recovery from childhood narcissistic abuse. I also talk a little bit… Continue reading Recovery from abuse- 3 basic stages & how to identify whether you have reached the acceptance stage of recovery

complex ptsd · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · low self-esteem · mental health · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · People Pleaser Syndrome · Uncategorized

Are you a chronic over-explainer?

Where does over-explaining stem from? People naturally feel the need to make sure their point of view is clearly understood when in conversation with someone else. Nobody wants to be misunderstood when expressing an opinion or thought. What happens however when someone feels the need to always over-explain something? Is this something that stems from… Continue reading Are you a chronic over-explainer?

Boundaries · complex ptsd · Dysfuntional relationships · Emotional abuse · mental health · Mental illness · Narcissistic abuse · Narcissistic abuse syndrome · self care · Uncategorized

Dealing with elderly narcissistic parents

As narcissists start ageing, things actually get much much worse.When they are no longer able to charm others with their good looks, good health & successful business, they start losing control over others and their mask starts to fall. Narcissistic people live their life as pathological liars and bullies, so as they age further, instead… Continue reading Dealing with elderly narcissistic parents