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Leave my daughter out of it

“Lies don’t end a relationship; the truth does.” ~ Shannon L. Addler

If you take a look at many of the support groups out there for Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) abuse, you will quickly find a victim relating a story of how quickly their ex has found another person (read replacement,) and how much they seem to be in love.

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How to Identify Passive-Aggressive Behavior—MakeItUltra

By Dr. Perry, PhD “Let’s meet at noon at the gym – oh wait, you probably don’t know where that is.” ~ Anonymous We all have that friend, co-worker or family member who has a special way of saying seemingly harmless words that makes us feel like we have been slapped across the face with […]

via How to Identify Passive-Aggressive Behavior — MakeItUltra™

If you are dealing with someone with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD,) I’m sure you have experienced that Dr. Perry talks about in his latest post. I know I did.

Ten pennies make a dime in a dozen

“Money, money, money / Always sunny / In the rich man’s world” ~ (‘Money, Money, Money,’ by ABBA, 1976)

Individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) use every resource at hand to control their partners. Finances is probably one of the most powerful ones. I was very fortunate to keep my financial independence through my marriage. Others are less fortunate. I feel for them.

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A day like today, a year ago

“It feels amazing when you no longer need or want the person who walked away from you.”

I don’t know who said that, but it is true. This week is the 1-year anniversary of my being served divorce papers, the ultimate discard action. I say the ultimate because it makes it official, with the law, even when the marriage could have been dead long before.

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It’s the way you ride the trails that counts

“It’s the way you ride the trails that counts.” ~ Dale Evans

It’s been two weeks now that I have been back at my place. I’m exhausted. I think it’s a combination of this sort of relief feeling and that I have kept myself very busy at the same time. And with a more relaxed feeling, many memories have started to come back, bringing back feelings that I thought were buried forever.

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Exposing the Narcissistic Parent — MakeItUltra™

By Eric Perry, PhD-c “Having a narcissistic parent is like living life as a human doormat.” ~ Anonymous Children come into the world much like new-born ducklings ready to imprint on their caretakers. They are innocent blank slates waiting to learn the ways of the world. Like a bud on the vine, with proper care, […]

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Going home

“No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” ~ Buddha

What a week! I have not had time to write, so busy I have been. The main reason… drum roll, please… I am finally home!!!

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180

“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~ Norman Cousins

I look at that number. It can mean so many things to people, or nothing at all. It can be an angle, a temperature, or a point in which a path turns. To me, right now, it is very significant.

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What Would You Like to Change?

There’s a blog I follow in here, Make It Ultra. I found this entry there today: http://wp.me/p7bq2c-6Lp. I felt compelled to answer that question. What follows is my answer. And after reading it once again, I had realized that, despite everything that I’m still dealing with concerning the divorce and custody battles, I am in fact finding myself once again. Indeed, it is a great feeling, one I not long ago thought I would never feel.

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