Looking forward…

Have you ever noticed that looking back gets a bad rap? It's natural to want to reflect on the past to find patterns, connect dots, solve puzzles.  It's in looking back that we learn lessons, piece clues together, better understand the present, and better shape the future. Some resist this activity, for whatever reason (probably …

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Picking up the pieces…

Self-doubt (personified, in my most recent post) - about whether or not I should go through with a divorce after all - has been permanently evicted.  I even threw away the proverbial beer cans and wiped off the proverbial coffee table. Nine days ago, the gavel banged so hard on that decision that it cracked …

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Acute phase survival kit

The last post was very left-brain of me, and this one might be, too. I'm talking solutions, after all. The acute phase is just what it sounds like...the hours, days, weeks, maybe even months, after severing a relationship with a narcissist.  You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't.  Everything is painful, a …

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