The Dread-Part I

The Dread-Part I

  What is The Dread? The Dread. That sounds rather odd doesn’t it? It makes dread personal. Like a living thing that comes in and out of my life as it pleases. Well, that’s exactly what it feels like. In author, Stephanie Foo’s excellent book about recovery from...
Tips for Going “No Contact” with a Toxic Parent

Tips for Going “No Contact” with a Toxic Parent

The positives and pitfalls of cutting communication with a toxic parent. Written by the scapegoat child of a narcissistic parent. So, you’ve decided to go “no contact” with a toxic parent. Congratulations! Maybe you’re exhausted from the angry messages, controlling...
Going “No Contact” With Toxic Parents| Choose Your Own Adventure

Going “No Contact” With Toxic Parents| Choose Your Own Adventure

Practice breaking contact with toxic parents in this “Choose Your Own Adventure”-style story. Based on events experienced by the child of a narcissistic parent. Photo by Kevin Butz on Unsplash CONGRATULATIONS! After a lifetime of narcissistic abuse, you’ve decided to...
Narcissistic Abuse & Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Narcissistic Abuse & Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Although not formally recognised by the DSM, the International Classification of Diseases 11th Revision (ICD-11) describes C-PTSD as a disorder that can develop after witnessing an event, or series of events of an extremely threatening nature. These events may have...