She speaks with a slow and articulate drawl that lets you know what she is saying is of much (self) importance and needs to be heard.
How many “girl byes” do we have to give to Kenya for her to finally disappear from the public eye?
Healthy unconditional love requires a bonding beyond the surface appearance and behaviour of someone. I don’t know about you, but I don’t exactly grieve when an appliance breaks down and I need to replace it (I might be upset about the cost and effort required for the replacement though).
On those days when you feel, yet again, like you are the problem and are tempted to break No Contact to return to the bosom and love-bombing of your cult, uh, I mean family, here’s a simple trick that sounds silly but works a treat. When I first heard the term narcissist as a graduate student, I had a hard time labeling someone with such a label.I pride myself on being a strengths-focused therapist, in direct opposition of any of such disempowering diagnostic nomenclature. Frankly, it’s a marvel we didn’t see the “forest” before and didn’t vamoose long ago. Narcissistic abuse is made up of hundreds and thousands of isolated incidents that richly deserve a verdict of No Contact. For many reasons, that deeper connection to self can be absent.