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Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

 

To the Family Member Who Questioned My Son’s Diagnosis

  You said, “I think your son must have autism because he’s too intelligent for Downs.” To keep my shiny, brand-new resolution intact, I took a deep breath and tried not to allow my peace to be disturbed. You made me stretch myself to understand why you would say such a thing, so thank you for that. Also, thank you for thinking my son is intelligent, I wholeheartedly agree. Now to the heart of the matter so dear to my heart: You cannot diagnose my darling’s Down syndrome (not Downs) away. HeRead More


If you choose to stay with your narcissist…

  I’m happy to hear there are people who can actually make things work with a narcissist. It requires a great deal of unconditional love and the ability to always put your own needs in a distant second place. I don’t recommend it for most people though. ETA: I would recommend another requirement to making a relationship with a narcissist work: establish FIRM and VERY CLEAR boundaries, early in the relationship. Lidija clearly does this– I remember her saying in “I, Psychopath” when asked who made the rules she saidRead More