A little overwhelmed

Leaving a pathological narcissist/psychopath is never easy.  And as far as psychopathic divorces go, I've had it easier than most.  My soon-to-be-ex so far has not tried to block my efforts with motions, keep me tied up in court, drag the process out, haggle over the silverware, steal my belongings, go on a spender-bender, apply …

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My Has-Been Life

Certain aspects of my life have a poignant "has-been" feel to them.  I reckon this is common in divorces-in-progress, especially if that limbo state lasts for any significant length of time. This has-been phenomenon casts itself over certain life areas, such as certain people, places, or even routines that are currently active and relevant, painting …

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All I ever needed to know I learned from living with a psychopath

They should really teach personality disorders in school.  Narcissism and psychopathy especially, should be taught in the basic curriculum, perhaps nestled into the Life Skills classes that teach you about balancing your checkbook or renting your first apartment.  Maybe a standalone unit of the class, called How To Recognize and Avoid a Narcissist or Psychopath, …

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