Category Archives: Narcissistic Parents

Update on my father

He was moved to hospice yesterday. I told my mother and she is, as expected, cold and critical and she started in on being mean and nasty to me.  Her hatred of my father doesn’t even end when she knows … Continue reading

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The journey so far

I wrote this originally in June of 2010.  I am re-posting it now for a particular reason.  In the next blog post or few I want to talk about the idea that the worst part about growing up in abusive … Continue reading

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Echoes of the past

During the week between the 15th and the 21st of December, I was struggling a great deal with what I believe were somatic memories of what happened last year as well as partial dissociation.  The following is something I wrote … Continue reading

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Will you remember me?

The song fragment “Will you remember me?” came to my mind this morning.  I wanted to know why.  I looked up the song and then the song lyrics. I will remember you Will you remember me? Don’t let your life … Continue reading

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You make it hard, mom.

The same day I wrote my post that I missed my mother, and mentioned how I wanted to come visit her, but she said she was too busy, she posted this photo on facebook. along with this message: Love them … Continue reading

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