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That's really what it is, wouldn't you agree? There is something about him that keeps you around. There is something about him that calls to you and pulls you back in. What is "it?" What is that force that ...
This fall will be three years post divorce finalization. What have I done in that time? Move to my own place, paid off all of my bills, car, any debts and got a new job where no one knows of my old life ...
I got lost somewhere. I keep trying to retrace my steps but it’s hard to remember exactly where I took that first wrong turn. I just kept telling myself that if I kept going, I would end up in the right direction. There were times that I knew ...
I am several years now beyond my narcissistic relationship with my Ex. After our break up, I lost everything; my martial home, cars, and so much more. I lost pretty much everything; while he moved into a beautiful condo with ...
I have to say I've been feeling pretty good lately. It's almost surreal. My life is hardly extravagant, but like many things in life, it's all relative. The, after two weeks of 'was this all too good to be true' moment, I received ...
I remember the immense pain when I lost my brother at a very young age, and my Father not shortly thereafter; and my mother a little later in life. It was all so Intense and horrific. One to an accident and two to long, long, ENDLESSLY ...
Prior to my life imploding, I had stumbled upon "the haircut" for me. That ever-elusive haircut that we all spend hours looking for in magazines, it’s the one that people compliment you on, ask you who cuts it, and tells you ...
Why does a narcissist reject the only person that stands between them and certain destruction? He rejects all that can save him because he doesn't trust anyone accept himself.  The world is a bad place to him ...
I read an article on Huffington Post recently, "How I Am 5 Years After Divorce."  I don't really have a lot in common with a single-mother, but I felt a little less like a pariah knowing that I'm not the only one who thinks about ...
I'm just learning that it can be the small things in life that have the biggest impact. The Dog Rescue Org. approved me and I will be getting my precious doggie Friday evening. There are a plethora of things that could ...
Back in my darkest days, success stories from FWW members didn't make me feel as good as I knew they were meant to. What I needed to hear was the (comforting?) pain I could relate to, not the joy that I felt wasn't within my ...
Six years ago my life changed dramatically. I found myself divorcing following thirty-plus years of marriage with the same man. I remember when I first visited First Wives World; I was looking for validation and hope ...
Expecting help and not getting it. I feel marriage should be a team effort, a partnership if you will. But I hear so many married moms complaining that their husbands don’t help with chores, grocery shopping ...
For 'time and age immortal' the fickleness of men and women's commitment to love eternal or to vows and promises made 'till death do us part', seem to fritter away when confronted with opportunities and arousals that ...
Howdy! I am now 10 days in my own apartment, 10 days of 100% no contact, months since I was discarded. First thing I've noticed is how relaxed I am. I never realized I walked around my ...
Throw in the occasional box of tissues and maybe a glass of wine and this site will always be a soft blanket for me to cuddle up in. Depending on the time of day FWW might feel like a pajama party. Some days it's where I ...
Every time, every day with every single blog I read that details the relentless pain and suffering so many of you women endure day-to-day living with your narc, without exception I ask myself this; How can I convince ...
I'm sitting here surrounded by boxes, waiting for the movers to arrive. In a few hours I'll be moved into my apartment. Later today, I will drive down this driveway for the last time. My narc is out and about on the ...
Love Bombing. Have you ever noticed that you can't "tell" someone who is being love bombed? Your best bet is to sit back and watch it happen. Every now and then someone asks, "Should I warn the other woman?" The answer ...