My domain name changed to crisisresourceadvocate.com. Since I’ve volunteered as a crisis resource advocate for over a decade, I decided to have my website name reflect my passion. Next, I want to talk about Lynn Messer. I know she is dear to our hearts, and I still pray that questions about her death will be brought to light on this side of heaven.
Are they…feigning amnesia, inventing health problems, faking a suicide and often with a grand suicide note, avoiding their usual social activities, not keeping up with normal commitments, avoiding social media?
Here is why you don’t simply forgive, forget, and continue in the relationship.
This still makes my skin crawl. In light of innocent victims number 32 is off the charts unhealthy and twisted when considered in the context of predator and victim.
I’ve talked with many adults who testify to being raised by a parent, or both parents, who have narcissistic personality disorder. See if you can relate…or at least provide validation for a friend who has suffered this type of abuse.
Paul wrote the following New Testament verses to Timothy; concerning the character and behavior of leaders within the church, not in the world. He warned Timothy to beware that some will act out of a self-love attitude. Paul says, “You should know this, Timothy, that in the last days there will be very difficult times. ForContinue reading “Narcissistic Slanderer”
In older posts I have mentioned narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder. I’ve also written about the possibility of an individual having more than one personality disorder. Today I will discuss a narcissistic sociopath. “Narcissism is a term commonly used to describe those who seem more concerned with themselves than with others. It is important to distinguish betweenContinue reading “Toxic Tuesday: Narcissistic Personality Disorder?”
My latest ponderings on narcissistic personality disorder: Perhaps it isn’t you! No loving, empathetic human would treat another like this.
Want to know what it feels like to live with a narcissist? Here is a quick read…
Validation. Isn’t that what so many women who suffer from narcissistic abuse long for in their live? Yes! Here is another article that will remind you: 1) You’re not crazy. 2) You can take back the control and power from your abuser.
I was recently asked if I received counseling before, during or after my divorce from my narcissistic, delusional, abusive, sex addicted, first husband; who was also a pastor. This was followed up with an inquiry of what I learned. Here are some details of my answers. Yes! Yes, I went to counseling…for several years IContinue reading “Why I Chose A Toxic Husband; and He Me”
“She dresses herself with strength.” Proverbs 31:17 There is a way to remain strong and to thrive despite interacting with a difficult person. It isn’t easy because when you’re in the middle of relational turmoil, or are receiving a verbal lashing, it can be challenging to keep your thoughts straight. Thinking quickly typically does notContinue reading “Toxic Tuesday: Learn 4 Simple Phrases For Setting Boundaries”
In light of innocent victims number 32 is off the charts unhealthy and twisted when considered in the context of predator and victim. 32. ” I am not an abuser who robs others of joy, but a gift-giver who offers all of myself to feed the souls of others consistently and in such a way that grows far beyond myself to touch lives within a darkened world in a very special, illuminating way.”
Those with N.P.D. believe they are special, superior and entitled making them above the law, social norms, moral law and scriptural teachings. Please understand they believe all of these to be true, good and beneficial for common people; just not for themselves due to their specialness.
When the messiness of life keeps you from seeing anything from God, hearing anything from God or feeling anything from God GO—TO—HIS—WORD; the Bible. Read the truth until you feel it, remember it—know it!
And remember: Don’t Feed the Bears
The top three professions for individuals with Narcissistic Personality Disorder are actors/entertainers, psychologists and pastors (in no particular order). There is also a huge number with N.P.D. in politics.
Make a list of applicable concerns, grievances, infidelities, hurtful behaviors or possible mental illnesses. Your goal is to bring the person to repentance, restore the relationship and provide emotional healing.
Go with me here. Think of the latest Christmas tradition in which many American families participate; Elf on the Shelf.
“That is your opinion,” used consistently will remind your D.P. the ‘wear them down’ tactic is no longer a working strategy to be used against you.
Do not feed the monsters!