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Pandora’s Box, I decided to open it.

I am going to start out by saying this blog isn't about Divorce or even Narcissists, but it is about my healing journey. I was told by my mother when growing up that I am Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian. When I was a kid my brother and sister told me I was the...

Crazy Making-Gaslighting

    Unfortunately, I have been gaslighted so many times in my marriage and work life that I can't understand why many people are this way. In my marriage, it was more on things said and done by my ex that I know to be the opposite, depending on the story he...

When my goals are complete.

In the first year after our separation, I had one goal in mind, follow through with filing for divorce, and start a new life for my girls and me. I did that in the first year, and then made a rash decision to move from the state I was in and start anew in another...

How do you respond to legal threats?

I tell my clients when they worry about their toxic partners filing some kind of legal action, not to worry until they are served papers. Narcissists like to give empty threats about something you fear the most in order to gain more control over you. If yours was the...

Managing my world as a single parent.

This is the second time in my 26 years of parenting that I am a single parent of two children. My older two are now adults and living on their own and then I have my littles. Being a single parent in Florida was a lot easier than it is now. In Florida, everything was...

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If You Were My Attorney?

Let's say I am driving home from work and I was lost in my thoughts as I was driving the same roads I drive every day but today I'm pushing the gas a little more than I thought and I get pulled over for speeding. If you were my attorney, what would you charge me? What...

Does the Narcissist always win? When Karma pays a Visit.

It may seem like the narcissist always wins but what happens when Karma pays a visit? When my ex left, after me finding pills in his possession and kicking him out, he did so by leaving me broke with rent, electric, and phone bills due. When my adult daughter called...

Sole Custody and a Deadbeat Narcissist.

I am thankful to have sole custody of my children and I will do anything to make sure that my children are safe and well taken care of. I want them to have everything that they need and a lot of times I hate that I can't give them everything they want because they...

Why do Narcissists think they are above the law?

This is a reminder that Narcissists think they are above the law. They don't believe they have to follow court orders on support or anything for that matter. It is currently tax day in America and my ex narc thinks I am just playing games. Not filing a yearly tax...

Understanding Divorce Mediation

Divorce mediation has become a more affordable and ‘harmonious’ way to deal with one’s divorce. But not all divorce cases are meant for divorce mediation. In cases where you have an abusive spouse, the safety that the Court may provide would be recommended. When you...

Preparation for Child Custody Court Ordered Mediation

In child custody disputes, mediators can help collect information about each parent and organize this information in a useful way. During mediation, all aspects of both parents can be taken into consideration, including childhood, past divorces, past history, parent’s...

Enforcing Orders: Can it be done?

When divorcing your narcissist something I hear a lot about from clients is, "How do you get the court to enforce an order?" Something to remember is that the order is just a piece of paper and if you want to try to enforce it you would have to revisit the case in...

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