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My Statement, My Story

The following is the statement I wrote and intended on reading during my Domestic Violence Injunction hearing. It is almost 2019 and women should be able to talk about the abuse they have been through in their life. I was raped, I was choked, I was threatened, but...

Shocking and Inspiring Stories of Surviving and Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse

For Immediate Release  Narcissistic abuse recovery survivors come together to share stories of hope, inspire victims to get free in a new anthology More than 20 survivors tell their shocking true stories and how they finally managed to get free of toxic relationships,...

Getting organized and comfortable in my new life.

For three days the sun came out, I miss seeing the sunshine every day. I spent a lot of time outside soaking it up and getting my new environment organized.  My kids' education is set and they are happy and thriving. I went to the school board yesterday and the person...

The Final Discard.

The final discard was November 19, 2017. At this time I was broken, I was shocked, I was broke. My husband was in detox and I had just learned that there was not a moment he was clean in our marriage. Every time he was sick in bed with the "man flu" he was actually...

When hell freezes over…

There was a time 17 years ago, after two divorces in 9 years, that I decided it was time for a change. I planned for months and it went off without a problem.  I was making the leap to my next destination, from the place I considered home, to sunny Florida to start a...

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Preparing for a hearing.

This door will be my view on Monday morning because I have my divorce final hearing Part 2. I know I need to go through my pictures and paperwork and get it together. Instead, I am reading posts on Facebook and researching laws in another state to get my mind off of...

What happens when a judge orders a custody evaluation?

Custody Evaluation is a court-appointed evaluation with a mental health expert who evaluates a family and makes a recommendation to the courts for custody matters, usually including residential custody, visitation, and the parenting plan. Most co-parents don’t fully...

Contested Divorce vs Uncontested Divorce.

Just a quick article to discuss contested and uncontested divorces. Hope all of my survivors are doing well today. A contested divorce is where you and your spouse can't come to an agreement on the important factors of a divorce. Those factors include the division of...

Screenshots galore

I started out by taking screenshots of the things that were important during our separation. They would end up buried in my phones memory because I would find it again and take another screenshot. Put this habit on repeat and the hundreds of messages from him end up...

Useful Definitions while Divorcing Your Narcissist.

Action: Lawsuit or Proceeding in a court of law. Affidavit: A written statement which is signed under oath. Agreement: A verbal or written resolution of disputed issues. Answer: the written response to a complaint, petition, or motion. Alimony: A payment of financial...

Games the Narcissist will play.

Narcissists will not only play games with your heart and head, but they will also play games with anything that should be their responsibility. While the Mr. is taking his new supply, who looks young enough to be his daughter, out to the bar while being on Suboxone...

Avoid These Mistakes When You Leave Your Narcissist

How NOT to Leave a Narcissist: 3 HUGE Mistakes I Made #storytime - Leaving or divorcing a narcissist? Avoid my mistakes. AND YES, I made some BIG ones! Helpful Links Get your PLAN to leave your narcissist, right here. It's totally free.  See how Misty is divorcing her...

Choosing a Divorce Lawyer Who Understands Narcissistic Abuse

Choosing a Divorce Lawyer or a Family Lawyer can be very challenging for anyone - and this is especially true when narcissistic abuse is involved.  According to David T. Pisarra, a family divorce lawyer, "The real problem is beyond our role as lawyers, and many...

The Price of Divorce

It seems cruel that amid all the emotional struggles a divorce from a narcissist brings with it that money has to be such a tremendous burden and source of added anxiety. Divorces, in general, have many costs, some more tangible than others. Today, we're covering the...

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