Category Archives for "Moving on after No Contact"

Dec 22

How to Help Your Children When Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

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

Co-parenting with a narcissist is definitely not fun for you, but it may be doubly difficult for your children. Narcissists lack empathy and genuine love. They see the people around them as commodities to be manipulated and maneuvered for their own benefit. With children, this can be disastrous. You can, however, mitigate the negative effects […]

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Dec 20

7 Strong Boundaries to Protect Yourself from Toxic People This Christmas

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

Are you in a relationship with someone who ruins every holiday? Does your friend or coworker have a special mean streak they reserve for occasions when everyone else is feeling festive and fuzzy? Does your aunt ask questions about your dating situation — and mock you regarding your single status? Or, your sister needs all […]

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Dec 18

5 EFT Benefits in Narcissistic Abuse Recovery

By Kim Saeed | Living Joyfully after No Contact , Maintaining No Contact , Moving on after No Contact , Surviving Narcissistic Abuse

If you have been the victim of a narcissist in your life, you may be carrying deep wounds and trauma. EFT for narcissistic abuse recovery can help heal these wounds, and it’s easy and drug-free. EFT can be done, without the help of a practitioner or therapist, by yourself in the comfort and safety of […]

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Oct 17

4 Examples of What a Genuine “I’m Sorry” Looks Like

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

Nothing is worse than an empty apology.  Except perhaps being in a relationship with someone whose apologies have become absurd…laughable, even.  You know what I mean, those fake apologies that either serve as a layer of spackle, enforce gaslighting, or are a haughty and blatant justification of someone’s wrongdoing.  It’s all surface-level hoopla that lacks […]

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Oct 06

How to Reverse Learned Helplessness after Narcissistic Abuse

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

It seems like more and more people are dealing with feelings of helplessness. Not only are more people struggling with these feelings, they’re dealing with them on incredibly intense levels.  Because these feelings are so powerful, many are turning to their doctors for drugs. Back in 2011, Time magazine reported that the use of antidepressants […]

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Aug 08

Do Narcissists Suck at Tickling?

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

by Ven Baxter Tickling requires empathy. It’s a psychological game (in a positive sense). One can’t tickle oneself; tickling requires a partner and, like most human interactions, when done the “right” way it’s a give-and-take. Tickling is fun! It’s enjoyable. And some people suck at it–or refuse to do it (or do it right) at all. Like many enjoyable experiences, […]

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Jul 15

Compulsive Research of Narcissism: 5 Signs to Look Out for After a Break Up

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

While all relationships have their ups and downs, a relationship with a narcissist can be particularly tumultuous. To cope with the extreme emotional trauma of this kind of emotional abuse, your body activates its natural “fight or flight” tendencies, releasing stress hormones like adrenaline, cortisol, and epinephrine. This is a primitive response meant to protect […]

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