I happened to glance at my calendar today and realized that it was only six months ago, to the day, that I found out that my husband had a profile on an online dating site. That was the day my marriage ended for all practical purposes, and it feels like light years ago instead of … Continue reading Time Flies When You’re Having Fun!
Before we move on from the topic of Narcissists, let's discuss the Minimal/Low Contact and No Contact Rules for dealing with them. Of course, any option you choose in dealing with the Narcissists in your life is up to you. I'm not telling you what to do at all. (Mostly because I despise when anyone … Continue reading Narcissists, Liars & Sociopaths – Part 3
I've often thought it's such a shame that there's not a website where people can go to list their experiences and warn potential victims about their exes. I know that kind of thing would be fraught with all kinds of libel and slander issues, but damn it, we just ought to be able to warn … Continue reading Narcissists, Liars & Sociopaths – Part 2
Warriors, let's talk about Narcissists. They come in many different varieties, and trust me, just because you've been exposed to one or two doesn't mean you'll notice one of a different variety. There is so much to discuss on the topic of Narcissists alone that we could be busy for years to come before we … Continue reading Narcissists, Liars & Sociopaths – Part 1
Warriors, don't you just love technology? We can communicate almost instantly with anyone around the globe at any time. We can learn almost anything we want to know at the tips of our fingers. We can find old friends and make new ones. Shoot, my truck even emailed me this week! She said she needs … Continue reading My Favorite Apps, Software & Websites
Warriors, I love emails from you! And particularly when I was just talking with a good friend about this very same thing! Here's an email I received this week - it contains a very poignant question: "Hi Erin! Love, love, love your blog! You have made me really think about what's happened and where I … Continue reading I Love Email Questions!
Warriors, here's what I know: This too shall pass - everything is temporary, even life itself Your track record for getting through tough days is 100% Most of the time things fall apart because something better is coming Thoughts do become things and with the right attitude & mindset, you CAN change your life I … Continue reading What I Know for Sure
I've always loved the irony that we refer to ourselves as "human beings" when we really have become are "human doings". We have to do "this" and we must do "that" in order to earn respect or earn our way in this world. We erect monuments to humans who accomplish this, that or the other … Continue reading Being a Human Being
I found a terrific blog this morning. Some of you know that my former husband (not to be confused with my current estranged husband) was an abusive alcoholic. This young woman's blog touched my heart as I read her story. I agree with her - it's time to end the silence. In the future, I'll … Continue reading Emotional and Physical Abuse
I know what you're thinking! "How can I not take it personally when my wife/husband wants a divorce?" or "How can I not take it personally when I just got fired?" or "How can I not take it personally when my sister won't even talk to me?". I admit it's tough. It is not, however, … Continue reading It’s Not Personal