Category Archives for "Initiating No Contact"

May 08

3 Myths About Narcissism That Need to Die

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

Can I be blunt for a moment? 75% of the material on the internet about narcissistic behaviors is totally pointless. It’s mostly rehashed information that’s often inaccurate, biased, and completely useless if you’re truly serious about moving on and healing from narcissistic abuse.  Here’s how I know: Over the past six years, I’ve personally recovered from […]

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Apr 15

7 Painful Truths All Empaths Must Eventually Face About Narcissists

By Kim Saeed | Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Moving on after No Contact

It’s no secret that Empaths feel it’s their obligation to save the world.  And when they’re being manipulated by a Narcissist, this sense of obligation becomes their whole identity as the Narcissist plays the victim to excess. What a heavy weight we carry when we decide to take on the burden of another person’s choices […]

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Apr 10

Are Narcissists Aware of Their Disorder?

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact

When it comes to narcissists and their irrational behaviors, one of THE most frequently asked questions posed by victims of narcissistic abuse is whether the narcissist is aware of what they’re doing.  A common misconception is that if they’re not aware of what they’re doing, then we shouldn’t hold them accountable for their seemingly unintentional […]

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Mar 27

The Dangers of Staying in a Relationship with a Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

Recovering from an abusive relationship is a process which takes time to navigate as it involves breaking complex ingrained beliefs, habits, thoughts, and emotions on a subconscious level.  This process is as unique as each individual’s life. While it is important to move through each phase and not to get stuck, there are unfortunately no […]

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Mar 06

Channelling the One-Sided Energy of Longing

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Moving on after No Contact

~ by Ether The feeling of longing is an unpleasantly familiar feeling to those who have been involved in a relationship with a narcissist or similarly emotionally unavailable individual. Longing for your feelings to be reciprocated, your talents to be recognized, time to be allotted for you, gratitude for energy invested, that small ‘loan’ to […]

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Feb 22

9 Signs Your Toxic Partner is a Misogynist

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Discovering Your Partner is a Narcissist , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

  Does your toxic partner make you feel uncomfortable by sheer virtue of your being female?  Does he make cruel and humiliating comments about your womanly body parts or demand sex when he wants it, yet withhold it from you?  If so, it’s very likely that your cruel partner hates women. According to Wikipedia, misogyny […]

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Feb 16

6 Strategies to Help You Stop Overreacting When Healing from Narcissistic Abuse

By Kim Saeed | Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Moving on after No Contact

When we are on the path to healing from narcissistic abuse, we often overreact to situations without even knowing it. How does this happen?  Well, for one, we allow our emotions to take over. But more than that, we are so used to being on the defensive that our baseline reaction is protect and preserve.  […]

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