Category Archives for "Break-Ups"

Apr 01

An Open Letter to Friends and Family of Narcissistic Abuse Victims

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Narcissism , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

Ven Baxter If you’ve never been in a close relationship with a Narcissistic partner, it may not be easy to imagine. It might be impossible. It may not be easy for a survivor of Narcissistic abuse to relate his or her experiences to others, either. Indeed, both of these may be impossible. However, even if you’ve […]

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Aug 24

The Real Reason You Break No Contact (It’s Not What You Think)

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Maintaining No Contact , Moving on after No Contact , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

The toughest ordeal in detaching from a toxic relationship with a Narcissist or other personality-disordered individual is implementing and maintaining No Contact (or Modified Contact in cases of shared custody). The word on the street is that, on average, it takes leaving a toxic partner seven times before finally leaving for good. From my experience […]

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Aug 07

Cognitive Dissonance Removal Strategies: Harmful vs. Healthy Ways

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Empaths and Sensitives , Heal Your Heart & Mind , Narcissism , No Contact , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

Abusive relationships often reshape your entire belief system. If you are like most victims of narcissistic abuse, you experienced a distorted sense of reality throughout the majority of the relationship with your partner. When your partner’s alternating sweetness and rage suddenly defied everything you believed about him or her, you experienced an internal conflict known […]

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Dec 26

How to Spot a Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Break-Ups , Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

One of the most popular search terms on Google regarding Narcissism is How to Spot a Narcissist.  The reader is then given pages of numerous links to delve into, all with the hopes of avoiding these real-life vampires.  But there is one problem; you can’t really spot a Narcissist…at least not when it matters.  They […]

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