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PTSD & The Narcissist

Narcissistic abuse is a kind of psychological abuse that leaves its victim with lasting feelings of worthlessness, inadequacy, incompetency and not deserving of love or respect. The harm that narcissistic abuse can inflict on the victim can be crippling and lifelong....

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Co-Parenting Vs Parallel Parenting

When couples split up, and there are childen are involved, this can start a chain of reactions that can be both positive but also hugely destructive. Co-parenting is an option only when both ex-spouses support the other parent and respect their right to have a good...

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Gaslighting And The Narcissist

The term "Gaslight" comes from the Academy Award-winning 1944 film by the same name in which a man systematically sets out to drive his wife crazy by making her doubt the reality of her own perceptions. Today that term has been expanded to describe a wider range of...

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Raising Happy Children During A Divorce

Raising happy children during a divorce almost seems a contradictory statement. I mean, how could you possibly raise "happy" childen during a divorce?! After all they are now from a "broken home"? I stayed in my marriage far too long for two main reasons. One was...

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The Relationship Between An Empath And A Narcissist

The relationship between an empath and a narcissist is one that will never end well for the empath. The combination of these two personality types makes for a highly toxic relationship. Narcissists will seek out and pursue an empath because they see someone who will...

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Midlife Divorce Can Be A Catalyst For A Life Redesign

Divorce at any time of life can feel like you have been hit by a bus but the older we are, the harder it can be to cope because we feel like we have totally lost our identity and our life is no longer going in the direction we had planned. A divorce can be one of the...

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Is Adam From Love Island A Narcissist?

There is no denying that Adam from this years Love Island is a good looking man but does he become less good looking the more we get to know him? This is the first year that I have watched Love Island as would normally avoid such shows but in the spirit of my divorce...

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Can You Co-Parent With A Narcissistic Ex?

    It is never easy to co-parent following a divorce as there is always so much emotion involved and even when both parties have the best interest of the children at heart, it can still be challenging with lots of ups and downs. I have been chatting to alot of men...

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