Eight Signs You Need Counseling

Just the word, counseling, often has a negative effect on people, I have noticed.  If you want to cause a defensive reaction in someone, suggest gently and without any judgment they would benefit from counseling.  Immediately they hear only something is wrong with me. Then wait for the litany of various reasons why counseling will […]

The Day God Freed Me From A Narcissist

Some might think that title is scandalous.  I know that my own fear of divorce kept me from escaping a narcissistic abuser for fourteen years.  Now, seventeen years out from that disaster, my regrets center around not leaving far earlier.  I lived in a lot of denial for years.  One has to cultivate denial in […]

Promises You Should Definitely Break

I believe that it is a common phenomenon among parents that if they seem to agree to something, a child will take that as a definite promise.  That child will then move heaven and earth in order to hold his or her parent’s feet to the fire regarding the so-called promises.  But promises are a […]