Category Archives for "Releasing The Past"

Sep 13

LMR Saturday Survivor – Inspirational Stories from the Front Line

By Kim Saeed | PTSD/C-PTSD , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Gift in the Curse

The Day I Remembered Me ~Submitted by Kim Saeed~ February 11, 2011.  After nearly eight years of marriage to a Narcissist, I remembered me…and left the nightmare of Narcissistic abuse. Little did I realize I’d been drawn to him partly because of my innate desire to help and heal others.  You see, I am an HSP (Highly Sensitive […]

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May 12

The Inevitable Loss of Dignity inside Narcissistic Abuse

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

I talk to people rather frequently who’ve come out of the relationship with their Narcissist and cannot seem to work through their feelings of anger and resentment.  This is natural; something we all go through.  After all, we gave and gave to the Narcissist, believing the problems in the relationship were our fault.  We tried […]

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Apr 23

Narc Recovery Boot Camp

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Narcissism , No Contact , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

There isn’t a magical phrase or declaration. You can’t simply listen to a self-help CD one time. One therapy session won’t do the trick. The change won’t happen as you sleep. You have to retrain your brain. It will be an exercise in mental toughness.  No one can rescue you, although there may be people that […]

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Mar 23

Easing the Sting of “Rejection”

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Red Flags of Narcissism

I get emails every day from people who are stuck in an obsessive cycle of feeling worthless, unattractive, and “no good”.  This happens because the Narcissist in their life conditioned them to believe these things and then left them for another partner, which only enforced this false illusion. Being rejected or abandoned by someone we […]

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Mar 18

10 Lies We Mistake for Love – Part II

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

This post is the second in a two-part series.  To see the first one, click here. Lies We Mistake for Love – continued… 6.  You believe you have to earn love Love should not depend on what you can do for another person.  However, if you’ve been in a relationship with an emotional predator, you […]

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Feb 28

When the FOG Lifts…Clarity and Awareness after Leaving the Narcissist

By Kim Saeed | Narcissism , Narcissistic Behaviors , Recovery from Co-Dependency , Releasing The Past , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse , The Gift in the Curse

  When I was a little girl, I would sleepwalk.  I’d wake up on the living-room couch, or sometimes even on the floor.  It left me with a very bizarre feeling because I couldn’t comprehend how I could get up from my bed and walk to another location while I was asleep. ~ Sleepwalker Victims […]

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