The Highs and Lows of Surviving Domestic Violence and Narcissistic Abuse

As a survivor of domestic violence and narcissistic abuse, you go through highs and lows. Some days you feel empowered and on top of the world that you escaped, other days you feel completely awful and worthless, just as you were trained to feel by your abuser. Today I'm feeling very low. I'm questioning myself … Continue reading The Highs and Lows of Surviving Domestic Violence and Narcissistic Abuse

Domestic Violence: A Dim Light at the End of the Tunnel

As a survivor of domestic violence, I often hear others in the survivor community talk about how justice is never served. To be honest, nothing can quite make up for the psychological, emotional, or physical abuse. However, my case is turning out to be rare and I may actually see justice in terms of convictions … Continue reading Domestic Violence: A Dim Light at the End of the Tunnel

No One Understands Being the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse Until they Live It

I've lost most of my friends over the past two+ years due to being in a narcissistic abusive relationship. Not many knew about the relationship, but the ones who did couldn't understand or relate. "Just leave, you're too good for this," they'd say. Or, "Why don't you just leave?" Clever, I mean I guess if … Continue reading No One Understands Being the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse Until they Live It

Narcissistic Abuse: My Story of Finally Going No Contact with the Narc

I'm in my third week of no contact with my narcissistic ex boyfriend. I filed a domestic violence temporary order of protection against him (a restraining order). We went to court last week for our hearing and he thought he could just get up on the stand and deny everything and this would be dropped, … Continue reading Narcissistic Abuse: My Story of Finally Going No Contact with the Narc