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My Narcissistic Ex-Husband

Reflections on loving and living with a Narcissist.  Let our experts guide you toward the healing power of moving on and allowing yourself some time in the spotlight.  Get advice on healing from his behavior and finding yourself again.

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Healing from your divorce and moving on isn’t easy, but you can do it. Here are twelve steps to help you rebuild self-confidence and move on in 2015.
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Wednesday, 31 December 2014 00:00
When you are in the midst of a divorce, it’s perfectly normal to deal with doubts about whether it’s right, whether you should fight it, and how to handle it. Make sure you don’t let those doubts keep you from moving on.
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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 19:43
Believe it or not, happily ever after can apply to divorce. Getting a divorce does not necessarily mean you failed at marriage—it may mean you succeeded at taking care of yourself!
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Monday, 22 December 2014 21:29
All relationships go through rocky times. Honestly, there are times when one partner seems to be keeping it all together and times when the other takes a turn. This is normal; marriage takes a lot of work and a willingness to be the glue sometimes.
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Monday, 20 October 2014 21:15
So many people that I have met who are in a relationship with a narcissist believe that with just the right phrase, just the right gift, or just the right action the kind, gentle person that lives buried deep under the narcissist’s difficult exterior will suddenly emerge. 
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Monday, 13 October 2014 15:01
If you are in midlife you might remember George Carlin’s comedy sketch about the seven words you can’t say on TV. That routine actually got him arrested for disturbing the peace in Milwaukee. It just goes to show you that freedom of speech has limits. When you are venting frustration about your ex, or anyone, on social media it pays to be careful. You don’t want to get dragged into court or have your hand smacked by the judge because you’ve crossed a line. While there aren’t actually seven things you can’t say (the title was just catchy) there are a few you want to be careful of.
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Monday, 06 October 2014 14:59
If you’ve been in a relationship with a narcissist you understand what it’s like to not have any boundaries. You might have had strong healthy ones at some point in the past but years of having the narcissist vault over each boundary wore you down, didn’t it?
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Monday, 29 September 2014 22:05
When I announced my impending divorce I generally got one of three basic replies: It’s about time! God hates divorce! Your life will be ruined! Marriage is a commitment! But he’s so NICE!
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Friday, 19 September 2014 20:57
Bitterness.The dictionary defines it as anger and disappointment at being treated unfairly; resentment.And who could blame any of us for it? 
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Monday, 15 September 2014 14:59
It makes no sense. Five years is a long time – certainly long enough to get over a toxic relationship. I am resilient. I have lived through many difficulties and gotten over them much more quickly. It is frustrating to keep coming up against this wall and not be able to get past it.
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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 15:56