I have always been a perceptive person, able to see any situation from the point of view of others. Growing
Many survivors, myself included, struggle more than usual this time of year. Perhaps it’s the darkness. Perhaps it’s the expectations.
As I write this, I have an excruciating migraine. It’s the kind that would knock out most people, but I
Recently, Arc of Hope, an (excellent) child abuse recovery and support network on Twitter added me to a list titled
I went no contact with my abusive parents many years ago, but my mother, a covert narcissist, still continues to
Recently, I wrote about the ways “It’s not that bad” has kept me from owning and validating the true cost
Even though I had all the classic symptoms and psychological traits of someone who has been abused, it took me
As a child of narcissistic parents, one of my proudest life accomplishments is over ten years of no contact with
I spent much of my childhood invisible. It was easier that way, as the alternative was to be blamed and
As a person was was manipulated, gaslighted, and lied to for all of her childhood, truth-telling matters deeply to me.