A Single Mom’s Journey of Healing From Narcissistic and Physical Abuse

Month: February 2020 (Page 1 of 2)

Feel Like Less of a Hot Mess Mom for Under $30

Ask anyone that knows me personally, they will describe me as a Hot Mess Mom. I have learned to embrace this term finally. During my journey of healing from physical and emotional abuse, I realized that I needed to practice self care in order to feel better about myself and build my self confidence. The problem is, I am broke so I have to be very wise and frugal with self-care purchases.

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My Personal Domestic Violence Story Part 4: Going Back to My Abuser

Part 4 of My Personal Domestic Violence Story.

Domestic Violence Story

If you or someone you know is a Victim of Domestic Violence call 1-800-799-7233 or visit the National Domestic Violence Hotline website where they have a chat function.

Protective Services

I walk in to Protective Services, sign in and sit down among 10 others waiting to apply for a restraining order.

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Carrie Bradshaw Syndrome: Constant Inner Monologue

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Carrie Bradshaw Syndrome: Constant Inner Monologue; Obsessive Self-Narration of Life; The Voice Inside Your Head That Is Constantly Thinking. Questions Everything That Has Occurred, is Presently Occurring, and Could Possibly Occur in Your Life. Synonym: Overthinking

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Co-Parenting with a Narcissistic Ex: Communication

Communication with a Narcissistic Ex

My favorite question about co-parenting with a Narcissistic Ex is, “How do you do it?” My answer is always: YOU CAN’T.

The idea of co-parenting is separated parents working together amicably to raise their child. Narcissists can’t put others before themselves so the idea of co-parenting is impossible. What you have to do when raising a child whose other parent is a narcissist is to develop coping skills in order to handle their behavior while putting your child’s wellbeing first.

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Trauma & Dating: Why Am I Upset That My Boyfriend Went Out Without Me?

Boyfriend went out without me

My first date was almost 20 years, which terrifies me. Over the course of those 20 years I cannot tell you how many times I would get mad if my boyfriend went out without me.

It always keeps ad to some huge argument or me rage texting the guy, which would lead to me becoming angrier because he was ignoring me. It took this happening countless times over 18 years to discover why I acted the way I did when my boyfriend went out without me.

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