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Divorcing a Narcissist: Choose Your Battles Wisely

“Choose your battles wisely. After all, life isn’t measured by how many times you stood up to fight. It’s not winning battles that makes you happy, but it’s how many times you turned away and chose to look into a better direction. Life is too short to spend it on warring. Fight only the most, […]

A Lemonade Milestone

  Hello Lemonade Warriors! I sit here writing with a stupid amount of tissues by my side. I have already had one “ugly cry” today and I expect several more. The beautiful young lady in this picture is my daughter, Makena. Today is her last day of sixth grade (middle school, here we come!) and […]

I’ve Changed

  As a result of this battle, I’ve changed…and that’s okay. You’ve probably changed, too. I think of my journey as a giant rock tumbler – many times, the tossing and tumbling was painful and threatened to break me but I came through it better than I started. I could focus on the negatives but I […]

The Dysfunction within the Narcissist’s Family

  I have always maintained that my battle was not with my ex-husband…it was with his entire family. Left to his own, my ex would have probably faded away because the reality was, he never wanted to be a dad and when afforded the opportunity to step up to the plate, he failed at every […]

Refueling our Hearts, Minds and Spirits – and Choosing our Battles Wisely

Every once in awhile, I get an email that stops me in my tracks. Sometimes it is a person halfway around the globe who is contemplating suicide and just needs someone to hear their battle cry. Other times it is someone who wants to share their story of victory in the family court system. In […]