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An emotionally abusive narcissistic woman and/or borderline women are masters of spin control and pile driving their “reality” home through brute verbal force and emotional reasoning. If you’re involved with a NPD and/or BPD woman, you know these invective communication strategies firsthand. This ki …

Co-Parenting with a Narcissist – How to establish parenting rules and peace of mind, despite a toxic ex. Things I found myself saying in sessions this week: Co-Parenting with a Narcissist: “It sounds like there’s no middle-ground, and this causes you to alternate between feeling hopeless, and thinki …

What Makes You Happy? Psychology Today What makes you happy? According to current popular ideas about the science of happiness, 10% of the variance in happiness in a given population is due to life circumstances (age, nationality, sex, race/ethnicity, and income); 50% is due to genetics; and 40% rem …

PTSD in the Aftermath of Narcissistic Abuse | Let Me Reach with Kim Saeed Victims of Narcissistic abuse almost always leave the relationship with PTSD and/or C-PTSD.  These acronyms stand for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD results from experiencing a …

The “my-life-fell-apart-at-age-26 club” is not a group that anyone wants to join, but if we have to, we’re eager to meet other members and hear their stories. So when I got an email a couple of weeks ago with a subject line that said, “My life blew up at age 26, too!” it caught my attention. That em …

Life doesn’t come with instructions. No one hands us a manual when we are born. Instead we have to navigate the trenches of the unknown and try to suck in the experiences with an open heart and courageous action. But what happens when life doesn’t go as planned? We give you 7 life lessons! Is happil …

4 things parents do that cause their children to secretly cry in the night Sometimes parents don’t realize the impact certain behaviors have on their children. Loving parents don’t want to harm their children physically or psychologically, but if you’re not careful it can happen. These actions can c …

How To Grow As A Person (No Matter What You’re Going Through) Growth may be hard. But it doesn’t have to be complicated. Simplicity is my philosophy as a licensed family therapist and life coach. In order for me to understand something, I need to (as my friends say) “John-Kim-It.” I need to (as I sa …

How Jealousy Can Change You (and Why That Might Be OK) Jealousy can change you. Imagine that you and your romantic partner are hanging out together on a Friday night and your partner receives a text from someone you don’t know. You ask who it is and your partner responds that it is a guy (or girl) f …

Visualizaton Method – How To Tap Into Your Powerful Subconscious Mind Very Easy Simply By Listening To A 15 Minute Audio. Do you know that what make the famous people in such as Tiger Woods, Ellen Degeneres, Charlie Sheen, Drew Barrymore, Matt Damon, and Billy Joel become look like so powerful, comp …

 Signs That Someone’s Lying to You – Keep an eye out for these cues, but don’t jump to conclusions. by Jack Schafer Ph.D. Is someone lying to you? We often miss some subtle nonverbal cues that indicate that someone is trying to deceive us. Those cues include the following. Keep an eye out for them: …

It doesn’t take much to put a little extra spark in your relationship. Read on for 25 simple and totally do-able ideas to do for your spouse: Sneak a love note into his lunch (Have you written on a napkin before? Now is a great time to start.) Massage her feet. I can almost guarantee she’ll thank yo …

Abusive Relationships If you or someone you love identifies with these signs of abusive relationships, it may be time to escape. Women don’t plan to enter into abusive relationships. In fact, many women who have escaped abusive relationships swear to themselves that they will never get into another …

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