How to Get a Narcissist to Love You

Originally posted on In the Net! – Stories of Life and Narcissistic Survival:
The title of this post arrived in my search terms about a year ago. This query also came up for Ursula…

How to be a Human Bean

. “For your information, I’m staying like this, and everyone else can just get used to it! If people don’t like me the way I am, well TOUGH BEANS!” ― Bill Watterson .… Continue reading

You Can’t Go Home Again… if… your home is a narcissist

“And he never had the sense of home so much as when he felt that he was going there. It was only when he got there that his homelessness began.” ― Thomas Wolfe… Continue reading

Goldilocks had Perfectionism Issues…

Leonard Leslie Brooke . Recently I’ve been catching up on one of my favourite TV series – Once Upon a Time. It’s an entertaining show for many reasons. The writers are having fun… Continue reading

“Exit, pursued by a bear.”

“Exit, pursued by a bear.” ― William Shakespeare, The Winter’s Tale . . He does a bunch of stuff… “but is chased away in one of Shakespeare’s most famous stage directions: “Exit, pursued… Continue reading

I Should Tell Them

Originally posted on The House of Hale:
SO… I’ve pretty much worked through the emotional part of gearing up for my series next month. There is one final stumbling block that I really…

Doubt is the origin of Wisdom… or something like that

“Doubt is the origin of wisdom” ― René Descartes . . How do people view someone as an extension of themselves? This question popped up in my blog’s search term stats and jumped… Continue reading

Going Around in a Circle… of stars and things

Please be aware that this post contains Astrology, if you’re allergic to it… you know what to do, you’ve survived the vicissitudes of life thus far and don’t need me to tell you… Continue reading

Who is Manny?

One of the first things Manny said to me when I met him was – I have only three years to live. That was a rather grim (reaper) introduction. . Paul Gustave Dore… Continue reading

Happy Thank You More Please – What Children of Narcissists are supposed to Say

First off, before I say anything else – Half of the title of this post comes from a film I saw last night which hit one of those buttons within that is a… Continue reading

Where is Abroad to a Broad like me?

Dortmunder Nashorn mit Weltkarten-Motiv (World Rhino) by Erich Ferdinand . . If you’ve got this far, please explain yourself. No, wait, let me explain myself to you, I’m sure that’s what you and… Continue reading

It’s All the Rage!

Letting it slide is in many ways my go-to coping mechanism for life, and when dealing with those complex beings known as other people. It’s one of those ways of approaching life and… Continue reading

Is Your Blog Post Yours or Does it Belong to Someone Else?

My levels of stupid are fairly healthy… compared to my levels of other things. In fact (yes, I used the word ‘fact’ on the internet cue the theme from Jaws…) being stupid is… Continue reading

Understanding Narcissists

Soylent Green by rob3rtarmstrong . . Why are you reading this post? The answer to that question is not for my benefit but for yours. I would like you to take a moment… Continue reading

Shit People Say… and what we Learn from it

. . Last night I watched – Harmontown – and frigging loved it! Dan Harmon is that awesome teacher… you rarely get to meet in school. The one who tells it to you… Continue reading

The Problem with Orange is Blue…

. “When the light turns green, you go. When the light turns red, you stop. But what do you do when the light turns blue with orange and lavender spots?” ― Shel Silverstein… Continue reading

A Poem by Stefania about Precious gems abandoned and rejected

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
Saint Jerome in his Study by Antonello da Messina . . Dustbin rue de Sèvres At the heart of the 7th district In a pretty little courtyard…

Bashing the X

If you read the title of this post and figured that I was going rip a past lover to shreds in it, think again. I only have one ex in my romance history,… Continue reading


. . What a week this has been and promises to continue to be… whether it will live up to its promises is something that can only be found out by experiencing what… Continue reading

Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt

. . “Everything was beautiful and nothing hurt.” ― Kurt Vonnegut . . I am not… repeat NOT… a social human animal. I absolutely love being alone. The idea of being shipwrecked on… Continue reading

An Upturned Soul

Originally posted on Different Perspectives:
Sometimes I climb the walls To lie on the ceiling Catch myself From falling From feeling Lingering in the webs Of memories Holding back & healing Suspended in…

Sometimes I wonder…

Irene Cara – Out Here on My Own (from Fame – 1980) . . Sometimes I wonder Where I’ve been Who I am, do I fit in? Make-believing is hard alone Out here,… Continue reading

Hard as Diamonds, Tough as Nails

If you observe life and yourself living it for long enough you begin to notice recurring patterns. Some of these patterns are attractive designs, they please the eye and when they are active… Continue reading

Every weirdo in the world is on my wavelength

“Every weirdo in the world is on my wavelength.” ― Thomas Pynchon . . It’s a rather lovely experience to connect with someone else on a subtle level. It’s a communion of being,… Continue reading

A Party at MoonVooDoo

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
. . Last night I went to a party. It was at an old mansion in the countryside which was owned by a polymath of the mysteries…

Being Human

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
I had a chat with a friend recently about being human, and how sometimes humans try to transcend the experience of being human because it can be…

Parental Communication – A Survey for Adult Children of Narcissists – Act Now!

Are you a self-identified ACoN – Adult Child of a Narcissist? . . If you are please consider taking this survey – Parental Communication Measure Study . . The survey is being conducted… Continue reading

The Story of Snow Doll

Originally posted on An Upturned Soul:
When I was a child my mother used to tell me Japanese folklore stories. Her favourite story was – O Tsuru no Ongaeshi – The Grateful Crane.…

A Society of Island Universes

Alone by Anna Chromy . . “We live together, we act on, and react to, one another; but always and in all circumstances we are by ourselves.” ― Aldous Huxley . . You… Continue reading

embraced by you

Originally posted on What does nelkumi think? ねるくみの頭の中:
A few weeks after you died, I was invited to go to the top of the mountain where I had never been. I concurred. The night…

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