Tag Archives for " Healing From Narcissistic Abuse "

Aug 04

5 Signs of Toxic Parents and Healing the Damage They Caused

By Kim Saeed | Adult Children of Narcissists , Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

The term “toxic parent” was invented to describe parents whose own negative behaviors inflict devastating emotional damage which wrecks their children’s sense of self. Toxic parents are those who abuse their children verbally, psychologically, physically or sexually, as well as parents who aren’t present or sensitive to their children’s emotional needs. You may have been […]

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Jul 23

7 Biases That Hinder Your Recovery from Narcissistic Abuse

By Kim Saeed | Contemplating No Contact , Initiating No Contact , Maintaining No Contact

It’s no secret that being in a relationship with a character disturbed individual affects one’s ability to think clearly and rationally. When you’re dealing with gaslighting, blame-shifting, and narcissistic brainwashing, it’s fairly common to lose the capacity for logical thought mere weeks after involvement with someone who’s bent on bamboozling you. But when you add […]

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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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Jul 07

8 Ways Narcissists Can Alter Your Perception of Reality

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

Being in a close relationship with a narcissistic can be more than just hurtful – it can be dangerous. If you find yourself in constant doubt, self-blame, and confusion, you may just be the victim of errors in thinking – fueled by a malignant narcissist in your life. Are You in an Abusive Relationship with […]

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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 24

Tips to Master Self-Discipline While Going No Contact

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

One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself when detaching from a toxic relationship is learning to master the art of self-discipline. Learning how to tell yourself no is an important step to becoming a stronger and more resilient person.  This is especially true when you are trying to maintain No Contact with an […]

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