Recovery from narcissistic abuse, is slow and painful.

Published October 11, 2015 by beachboxer

My Mother… and now to my dismay… my brother..who I protected fm her – all my life. He is doing this to his wife and kids..and Me over Moms estate – spent the whole thing- cause he knows I can’t fight. 😦

Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD


Narcissists thrive only for themselves. They are completely self motivated, feel entitled to everything they want to do, have no compassion and no remorse. They lack empathy completely.

Narcissists and sociopaths, operate in similar ways.

They use you as prey.

They get close to you, build up your trust, mimic your emotions, take full advantage of your vulnerability, get you on your own, build a relationship where you begin to need them and depend on them.

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Stigma killed Robin Williams and many others: A Stigma Story

Published May 4, 2015 by beachboxer

Robin Williams has always been a hero to me – I came across this post on a geat blog by Recovery Author Catherine Townsend. Sorry Catherine – I’m new at this – I think this is a link to your blog

Stigma killed Robin Williams and many others: A Stigma Story.

Battle lines and battle scars – FGM Education 101 (REBLOGGED fm IndieDianeWalsh)

Published May 1, 2015 by beachboxer

An indy journalist's Blog

May 1, 2015 – Dr. Morissanda Kouyate’s statement here.

Battle lines and battle scars – FGM Education 101

The last two weeks of April 2015 saw the ground break in the global fight against Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

The regressive and regrettable article in The Atlantic entitled ‘Why Some Women Choose to Get Circumcised‘ is causing an uproar.

From the hidden depths of the #EndFGM twitter movement to the ears of Melinda Gates of the Gates Foundation, who endorsed the Olga Khazan article in a tweet – the outcry of complaint is continuing to reverberate. Understandingly so, FGM survivors are gobsmacked by The Atlantic publication language-usage.

An angry firestorm across twitter explained it was felt that the content of the article was more than questionable; it was believed to have had a hand, in glamorizing FGM. According to the undisputed definition by the World Health Organisation

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