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How Does Narcissistic Parenting Affect Children?

Why does it matter if a parent is a narcissist? How does that hurt a child? You may be asking these questions if you are one of the following: a person who is co-parenting with a narcissistic ex, someone raised by a narcissistic parent, one who is in a love relationship with a narcissist, or maybe a divorce professional working on a case that involves a narcissistic parent. Given my research and clinical experience, I want to provide more education and awareness about how this disorder hurts children. First, let me explain that narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is misunderstood when applied to someoneRead More


The Real Reason You ‘Miss’ The Narcissist – And What You Should Remember When You Do

On the No Contact journey from a narcissistic abuser, our victories should be celebrated. Whether we’ve remained no contact with our former partner for thirty days or an entire year, however, there is that familiar longing that creeps up from time to time. It is irrational and destructive, but it is sometimes inevitable. Remember that your addiction to the narcissist is forged early on in the infancy of the relationship. Love-bombing causes us to cradle the hope of a bright future together. Sweeping, romantic gestures, laser-focused attention, and epic dates are allRead More


9 SIGNS THAT REVEAL YOU’RE A MULTIPOTENTIALITE EMPATH

Everybody is searching for their purpose in life, and some people struggle with it indefinitely. It might be especially difficult for an empathic person because although they are strong people, feeling as much as they do can be overwhelming. Empathic people experience stress because of the variety of emotions they have to handle daily. Due to their sensitivity, they’re able to pick up on the emotions of people around them, and that’s a lot for an empath to handle. Also, they have heightened senses, so they see, hear, and smell everything moreRead More


Colorado girl suing U.S. attorney general to legalize medical marijuana nationwide

LARKSPUR, Colo. — Alexis Bortell is hardly the first child whose family moved to Colorado for access to medical marijuana. But the 12-year-old is the first Colorado kid to sue U.S. Attorney Jeff Sessions over the nation’s official marijuana policy. Alexis Bortell “As the seizures got worse, we had to move to Colorado to get cannabis because it’s illegal in Texas,” said Bortell, who was diagnosed with epilepsy as a young child. The sixth-grader said traditional medicine wasn’t helping her seizures and doctors in her home state were recommending invasiveRead More


15 Common Signs You’re Being Abused By A Narcissist

  When you are so deeply lost that you can’t even recognize yourself, how do you recognize the signs you’re being abused by a narcissist? It’s completely normal to have a handful of bumps in any relationship, but if you can relate to more than a couple these, it might be time to rethink things. Below are 15 signs that should point you in the right direction. 1. You no longer trust anyone. Above all else, a narcissist will always boast about themselves as if they were the crown jewels.Read More


15 Common Signs You’re Being Abused By A Narcissist

9. You are irritable and snappy. If you have done everything in your power to confront your partner about their self-destructive habits and they are unwilling to change for you or themselves, then you really have no other choice in the matter. This is a very unfortunate way for someone to live their life, but this does not mean that you have to throw yours away for theirs just so they can find a toxic way to be happy. You must find a way out of this relationship with thisRead More


Girl with Down syndrome given start for Camden Catholic basketball team

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (WPVI) — Camden Catholic High School’s basketball team gave one of its players a night to remember. Kate Spadaro, a senior with Down syndrome, was one of the starters for Thursday night’s game against Lenape. She scored a basket during the first quarter. Jerry Spadaro, Kate’s father, spoke about how much the night meant to his daughter and family. “This school is just one incredible place. You know, one of the things they say here is it’s a place for everyone, there’s something for everyone here. That’sRead More


When You Feel Empty: What It Means & What to Do

~ 3 min read If you’re feeling empty, you’re not alone. Many of us feel empty in different ways. For instance, you might feel empty because something is missing in your life, said Kaitlyn Slight, a marriage and family therapist in Raleigh, N.C. This might be emptiness from a loved one moving or passing away, she said. Or the emptiness might stem from “slowly abandon[ing] ourselves, not listening to our own hopes and desires.” You might abandon yourself unintentionally or unknowingly because you’re striving for perfection or others’ approval, sheRead More


11 signs of scoliosis can fix your spine

4Your Shirts Are Always Wrinkly On One Side JKstock/fotolia Of course, clothing wrinkles don’t automatically mean scoliosis, but if you catch yourself constantly smoothing the back of your shirts, it could be a very subtle sign of scoliosis. “For example, you’ll see a lot of wrinkles … on the low back on the right side, then some bunching up higher up on the back on the left side,” Timur Crone, a bodyworker and running coach, tells Bustle. (Here’s an image of what that might look like.) This could be due, in part, toRead More


WHY AM I TIRED ALL THE TIME? PSYCHIC EXHAUSTION.

  I feel like as a society most of us are tired and drained most of the time. We just have so much going on, ya know? Work life, home life, social media life, plus the constant connection to our electronics. Plus, most of us don’t get nearly enough sleep. It’s no wonder why we need gallons of caffeine to keep on trucking’ throughout the day. That’s just your normal everyday Joe. What about the sensitives, the intuitives, the mediums, angel workers, and the empaths? INTUITIVES TEND TO HAVE HIGH-HIGHS AND LOW-LOWSRead More