The Narcissistic Mother: One of the Most Frightening of All Personalities

 origial source: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/permission-to-thrive/2020/01/the-narcissistic-mother/ The Narcissistic Mother: One of the Most Frightening of All Personalities By Carmen Sakurai, Certified Life Strategist and Advocate for Victims of NPD Abuse Last updated: 15 May 2020 ~ 13 MIN READ The purpose of this article is not to explain “how” the narcissistic mother came to be but to help validate adult … Read more

Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: How a narcissistic parent may set the stage for an abusive partner.

Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: How a narcissistic parent may set the stage for an abusive partner. original source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ie/blog/toxic-relationships/201802/daughters-narcissistic-mothers Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers How a narcissistic parent may set the stage for an abusive partner. THE BASICS Our mother is our first love.  She is our introduction to life and to ourselves. She is our lifeline … Read more

The Real Effect of Narcissistic Parenting on Children

Original Source: https://www.psychologytoday.com/ie/blog/the-legacy-distorted-love/201802/the-real-effect-narcissistic-parenting-children#:~:text=The%20child%20is%20often%20shamed,re%2Dparent%20themselves%20in%20adulthood. Narcissists raise children who suffer from crippling self-doubt. Why does it matter if a parent is a narcissist? How does that hurt a child? You may be asking these questions if you are a person co-parenting with a narcissistic ex; someone raised by a narcissistic parent; one who is in a relationship with a narcissist; or maybe … Read more

Resources to help get through the current Pandemic

RESOURCES Below are some resources that we hope you may find useful in this tough time of isolation and social distancing. We’ve borrowed some of the links to resources from other sites to enhance our own list and will keep adding to it as time goes on so please check back from time to time … Read more

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/mental-health-considerations.pdf Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak 12 March 2020 In January 2020 the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus disease to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. WHO stated there is a high risk of the 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spreading to other countries around … Read more

Narcissists Never Talk About What They Did To Hurt You, Only How You Reacted

Narcissists Never Talk About What They Did To Hurt You, Only How You Reacted Narcissists are some of the worst people to have a conflict with because instead of working through the issues you’re both facing with one another, the narcissist closes off drastically. Instead of owning up to what they did to upset you, … Read more

HELP, I’VE GOT DID [Dissociative Identity Disorder].! NOW WHAT …?

HELP, I’VE GOT DID [Dissociative Identity Disorder].! NOW WHAT …? by Carolyn Spring |   It’s scary to think you’ve ‘gone mad’. It’s scary to think you have some serious, incurable ‘mental illness’. It’s scary to not understand what on earth is going on in your brain. And perhaps what’s even scarier is finding out that … Read more

COERCIVE CONTROL

COERCIVE CONTROL By: Christine Louis de Canonville {Please see information about Christine, her website and her books at the bottom of this page} WHAT IS COERCIVE CONTROL? Coercive control is a pattern of psychological and emotional behaviours (i.e. intimidation, humiliation, threats, etc.) that enforces the perpetrator’s rules on a victim through varying levels of abuse … Read more

Why Couples Therapy Doesn’t Work For People In Abusive Relationships With Narcissists

Why Couples Therapy Doesn’t Work For People In Abusive Relationships With Narcissists By Shahida Arabi, Bestselling Author As an author who has corresponded with thousands of survivors of narcissistic partners, I have heard horror stories of those who attended couples therapy with their abusive and narcissistic partners. The National Domestic Violence Hotline does not recommend … Read more