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Narcissists can give you fleas

What does it mean when narcissists give you the fleas? Fleas comes from the adage “He that lieth down with dogs shall rise up with fleas”, which has been attributed to Benjamin Franklin.  According to Wikipedia, the quote has an almost universally agreed meaning of “You should be cautious of the company you keep. Associating… Continue reading Narcissists can give you fleas

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The sad truth about why narcissists form relationships

Those with Narcissistic Personality Disorder sadly lack empathy and don’t feel remorse. They are cold, calculating, manipulative and emotionally shallow. Narcissists don’t form relationships with others like healthy people do. They don’t seek out partners to love and share their life with in an equal, loving and respectful way. They see people as objects that… Continue reading The sad truth about why narcissists form relationships

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Healing from abuse

The sad thing about healing from abuse is that many people who haven’t themselves been abused, can’t possibly understand the survivor’s journey. Healing from abuse is unique to each individual who has experienced it. The survivor will be emotionally damaged and/or physically hurt and unfortunately this damage is sometimes irreversible. Abuse leaves behind scars unique… Continue reading Healing from abuse

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Pathological lying & other types of lying

Happy Monday everyone! I hope your week started well 🙂 Today’s video, which unfortunately took me ages to edit due to many interruptions & distractions, is about pathological lying. Although I talk about other types of lying, I particularly wanted to highlight the importance of pathological lying because it is the most destructive form of… Continue reading Pathological lying & other types of lying

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Infantilization

You might have heard of the term infantilization but you may not realise how incredibly abusive it is when a parent does this to their child. It is only natural for a growing child to start developing independent thoughts, actions and opinions. For a narcissistic parent this can be very threatening, as they want to… Continue reading Infantilization

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When to emotionally detach from a toxic relationship or situation

Hi everyone, This is my 2nd attempt to write this blog post, after the last one was unfortunately lost. 😦 I hope you all had a good Christmas weekend and managed to relax and enjoy time with your loved ones. For those of you who find Christmas tough due to past trauma or dysfunctional relationships,… Continue reading When to emotionally detach from a toxic relationship or situation

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Recovery is not a destination

I wanted to write a quick post on the topic of recovery. I have embraced and accepted my own journey of recovery but not without many difficult years of wanting to see big changes, too soon.. I know there are a lot of you battling with the struggles of mental health daily and wishing that… Continue reading Recovery is not a destination