Tag Archives for " Narcissistic Abuse Syndrome "

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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Sep 25

7 Types of Pain Directly Linked to Your Emotions

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

When we feel emotionally balanced, our bodies reflect this positive feeling, too. Positive emotions such as contentment or satisfaction tell our brains to release positive chemicals such as serotonin or dopamine to make our bodies feel good.  Unfortunately, the opposite is also true. When we find ourselves in a less-than-positive emotional state, this mental anguish […]

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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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Jun 22

Relationship Deal Breakers: Know When to Walk Away

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

Starting a new relationship is incredibly exciting. But on the journey to finding the ideal partner, many people end up in abusive relationships. What’s worse – some may end up staying in these abusive relationships for a very long time…reliving the abuse day after day, while their self-esteem, self-worth, and confidence are pummeled. In most […]

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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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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 03

12 Ways to Heal Emotional Trauma after Narcissistic Abuse

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

Every person who comes out of a relationship with a narcissist experiences the impact of emotional trauma. Although traumas inflicted by pathological people might involve physical injuries and damage, the emotional traumas are often the hardest to overcome. If unaddressed, the results of these emotional experiences can last for years. This article focuses on the […]

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Nov 28

5 Ways the Narcissist in Your Life is Scheming to Destroy You Right Now

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

Can I be straight up with you?  Narcissists destroy good people. If you have reason to believe that your partner is a narcissist, your future and your health are in grave danger. Over the last three and a half years, I’ve read many hundreds of stories depicting how the lives of victims of narcissistic abuse […]

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