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

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Socially Distancing From Social Media During Corona

How I found myself Social Distancing from Social Media during a time when Social Media is one of our only ways of social interaction. 

Socially Distancing From Social Media

Social Distancing will be 2020’s word(s) of the year no doubt. During this time we are relying on social media to fulfill our need for human interaction. The problem is that too many of us have replaced work and hanging out with friends with hours upon hours scrolling. At first, I found myself commenting on all of my friend’s posts complaining about the extended Spring Break, then the posts turned to Home Schooling Memes. We all need a little humor during this time. Then slowly the posts turned into articles about the number of cases, then deaths. Posts in Facebook Groups started to turn into fights over Social Distancing and what exactly “Essential” means. No more pictures of cute kids or funny memes–minus Joe Exotic/Tiger King. Even obnoxious selfies and brunch mimosa pictures were gone, replaced by grim articles of our future. 

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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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