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8 Simple Rules When Divorcing a Narcissist

Whether you’ve been married for five days or 50 years, it’s hard to imagine the person you’re divorcing today is the same person to whom you once pledged your eternal and undying love. As the saying goes, the very traits that caused you to fall in love with a person are the same traits that caused you to fall out of love at the end of the relationship. The legal, financial, and emotional uncoupling gets even more complicated when you’re tangled up with a narcissist. Divorcing someone with narcissistic personalityRead More


8 Simple Rules When Divorcing a Narcissist

#5. Document. Save. File. Share. It’s relatively easy for an ex to edit a text message, e-mail, or voicemail you‘ve left before sending it to their attorney as evidence against you. The only way to counter their claims is by providing the original message that was sent – this includes screen shots from your phone, “sent messages” from your e-mail outbox, and audio recordings of everything you tell them. The best way of keeping track of this is by minimizing communication with your ex and avoiding all possibilities of himRead More


Divorcing A Narcissist? Here’s 12 Mind Games You Need To Know About

You need to be prepared for the worst when divorcing a narcissist. No matter how you cut it, going through a divorce is painful. But divorcing a narcissist can create a level of agony that would make the cruelest medieval torturers proud. While you can have a lot of different problems divorcing a narcissist, the biggest one is that, in the beginning, you almost always get played for a fool. You believe your divorce can be “amicable” or that your narcissistic spouse will be “reasonable.” So you act accordingly. ThenRead More


Divorcing A Narcissist? Here’s 12 Mind Games You Need To Know About

7. “Gotcha!” Part of what makes dealing with a narcissist so crazy-making is that they are masters at convincing you that they’ve changed. After acting like a lunatic, they will suddenly treat you with apparent kindness and concern. Then, as soon as you forgive them and start to believe that they will now do the right thing, they immediately revert back and take advantage of you. Gotcha! 8. Rules? What rules? The narcissist thinks that don’t apply to him/her. If you get a court order your narcissistic spouse doesn’t agreeRead More


6 Celebrities Who Have Battled Lymphoma

Lymphoma is a rare type of cancer which affects the lymphatic system. It can strike at any age and has no gender preference. As with all diseases, celebrities are not immune, so we’ve put together a list of six celebrities who have battled lymphoma.  1. Gene Wilder Actor and comedian Gene Wilder is best-known for roles in films such as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Young Frankenstein. Wilder was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in 1999 and following chemotherapy and stem cell treatment went into remission in 2005. Sadly, WilderRead More


6 Celebrities Who Have Battled Lymphoma

4. Tony Iommi, Still Fighting Lymphoma Black Sabbath guitarist, Tony Iommi, was diagnosed with lymphoma in 2012. The 68-year-old recently announced that he was quitting the band after their next tour in 2017. Tommy is still receiving treatment for his lymphoma. Tommy Iommi announced his decision to quit touring and focus on his health.   5. Jackie Kennedy Jackie Kennedy will remain one of the most famous first ladies of the United States. It was during a horse riding accident in 1993 that a doctor discovered a swollen lymph node in herRead More


What’s a Narcissist’s Punishment?

How Abusers Get Away with Their Behavior People with strong narcissistic, psychopathic, or sociopathic tendencies, abusers, manipulators, and otherwise harmful people tend to hurt others. Sometimes they do it overtly, even proudly, and in other cases it’s covert or maybe even unconscious. Sometimes it’s well planned and calculated, while other times it’s careless and reactionary. Sometimes these people are identified and are forced to accept the consequences of their wrongdoings, while other times they get away with their behavior. And in certain social environments they, horrifyingly, are rewarded for their narcissisticRead More


When A Narcissist Says “I Love You” This Is What It Means

When a Narcissist Says “I love you”, those words take on an entirely different meaning. This is a letter written from the perspective of the narcissist to the souls who have fallen in love with someone who can never love them back. Dear Partner; I’m going to say something I’d never say or admit to you. When I say “I love you” I mean I love how you want to believe I love you so badly. I love the things you do for me. I love the power you give to me toRead More


When A Narcissist Says “I Love You” This Is What It Means

Dear Codependent Partner, What I’m about to say is not something I’d ever say or admit (to you), because to do so would end the winner-takes-all-game that is my main source of pleasure in life — one that effectively keeps you carrying my load in our relationship. And that’s the whole point. When I say “I love you” I mean that I love how hard you work to make me feel like your everything, that I am the focus of your life, that you want me to be happy, and that I’ll never be expected toRead More


F.D.A. Approves Second Gene-Altering Treatment for Cancer

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the second in a radically new class of treatments that genetically reboot a patient’s own immune cells to kill cancer. The new therapy, Yescarta, made by Kite Pharma, was approved for adults with aggressive forms of a blood cancer, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, who have undergone two regimens of chemotherapy that failed. The treatment, considered a form of gene therapy, transforms the patient’s cells into what researchers call a “living drug” that attacks cancer cells. It is part of the rapidly growing field ofRead More