Narcissistic Abuse is Domestic Abuse

October is in full gear, bringing with it pumpkins, Halloween, harvest, Thanksgiving, and warm thoughts of sweaters and mugs of hot cocoa. It also marks Domestic Violence Awareness month. Sadly,…

Exit Wounds

By Stephanie March If you’re reading this article – or any others on this site – it’s probably safe to assume that you have found yourself involved with a narcissist…

4 Bad-Faith Tactics Used by Narcissists

Ted is married to Marcy, but he’s wanted to break it off for a while.  He doesn’t believe they are compatible, so after several years of treating her unkindly, he…

How to Leave a Narcissist

Most victims of Narcissistic abuse waste years of their lives not knowing whether they should stay or leave, torturing themselves with self-doubt.  The reasons for this vary, but in the…

But He Says He Still Loves Me…

  (**Warning – Trigger alert) When he looks at you (perhaps adoringly, for effect) and says he still loves you, “in spite of your downward social status, unstable mental capacity,…

Would Jesus go No Contact?

  Forgiveness is one of the greatest blessings we can give to others.  In relationships, couples who forgive each other are happier than those who don’t.  Studies show that forgiving makes…

Why Do Narcissists Cry at Movies?

This is a popular search term with inquiring minds Googling the phrase about 357k times.  It’s also a common search that leads people to my site.  They want to know…

10 Lies We Mistake for Love – Part II

This post is the second in a two-part series.  To see the first one, click here. Lies We Mistake for Love – continued… 6.  You believe you have to earn…

10 Lies We Mistake for Love – Part One

This article is the first in a two-part series. What is real love? Poets and writers have attempted to define true love for centuries. While true love is certainly something…