DANIEL ROCAL VIA FLICKR. Creative Commons License. “Forgiveness” is a bit of a controversial issue in the abuse survivor community. Some survivors feel that forgiveness is
Thought.is started a new site all about quotes. Check out Quote Catalog and my quote collection on narcissistic abuse, 40 Quotes About Dating a Narcissist That Will Help You Heal Your
Read the rest on Thought Catalog. Five Ways We Rationalize Abuse and Why We Need to Stop by Shahida Arabi: A common abusive tactic is
I was very excited when Audible reached out to me to ask if they could make an audiobook for Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare. Many of
I want to challenge a common myth about abuse survivors: that they are all codependent. Some survivors find the idea of codependency helpful in better
Survivors may struggle with self-sabotage after experiencing a narcissist’s abusive bouts of envy, rage and verbal attacks. They may begin to fear speaking about their accomplishments or their happiness, lest they evoke their narcissist’s wrath. The cutting words of the narcissistic abuser may reverberate in their minds long after the relationship has ended, instilling in them a sense of pervasive self-doubt and worthlessness. Walking on eggshells and disowning your power, however, is no way to live. Survivors have to regain the certainty that the reason they experienced such a pathological reaction was because they were so powerful in the first place.
Pathological mind games. Covert and overt put-downs. Triangulation. Gaslighting. Projection. These are the manipulative tactics survivors of malignant narcissists are unfortunately all too familiar with.
I am excited and honored to announce that my debut poetry collection for survivors of abuse and trauma, She Who Destroys the Light: Fairy Tales
20 Diversion Tactics Highly Manipulative Narcissists, Sociopaths and Psychopaths Use to Silence You by Shahida Arabi via Thought Catalog “The difference between constructive criticism and destructive
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Becoming the Narcissist’s Nightmare: How to Devalue and Discard the Narcissist While Supplying Yourself has been officially released and I am honored to say it was
Due to the volume of pre-orders, the book has risen to #1 Amazon Best Seller status! Update, 3/30: The fact that it’s been a #1