Strange Gifts – Relationship Problems

What do you want in a relationship? Why do you want those things in a relationship? Do you give to others what you want them to give to you in a relationship? Do… Continue reading

You Remind Me Of Me

I had the introduction to the post already writing itself in my mind, and was going to launch into it as soon as I’d popped the title, which had come to me in… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Lying to Yourself

Do you lie to yourself? If your answer is any of the following: 1 – an emphatic NO! 2 – No, I don’t think so. 3 – I would never do that. 4… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Thinking Too Much

What are you thinking? That’s a question I often ask myself. It’s different from – What were you thinking?!?! And, yes, I also ask myself that question often… because I’m one of those… Continue reading

The Blogger’s Curse…

Or is it a blessing? But what is IT? IT is when an old post of yours from years back gets a new comment. At this point you’re probably thinking this is definitely… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Selfishness

Dear Me, There’s a question which people sometimes ask: If you could tell your younger self something, write and send them a letter, a message to the past from the future, what would… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Taking Things Personally

Don’t take this personally… Why not? I’m a person aren’t I? How else am I supposed to take it? . . Don’t take this personally… Okay. but you are… Wait a minute, you’re… Continue reading


I was just checking up on the news, and spotted an article about #MeAt14: Raising awareness around the age of consent I don’t have any photos of me at 14. I got rid… Continue reading

The Red Flags I Use To Recognise A Narcissist

One of the most important things which you can do for yourself is to – Know Yourself. Self-knowledge is personal power. . . Getting to know yourself is a process which continuously happens… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Being a Misfit

Hello and welcome to Misfit Club! Before you can pass through the hallowed gates behind me… Yes, they’re gates. Yes, I know they don’t look like gates. Yes, they’re made of driftwood and… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Making Mistakes

My posts are full of mistakes. I’m not just talking about typos, grammatical errors, and writing faux pas. I’m not just talking about social media shouldn’ts, errors in blogging etiquette, and online community… Continue reading

Does Capricorn Hate Nagging?

Put your hands up… No, this isn’t a stick up… and no, you’re not being arrested… for being a Capricorn capricorns and people (anything in bold in this particular post is a search… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Anxiety

TRIGGER WARNING – Whenever I see that warning, it makes me tense up, although usually the things discussed within posts with that warning don’t tend to trigger me, and that’s not because they… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Self-Doubt

doubt: Are you sure? me: What do you mean by “Are you sure?” Do you mean am I, as a being, sure = a safe, stable, both feet firmly planted on the ground… Continue reading

Strange Gifts – Shyness

For as long as I can remember, I have been shy. I was fine with my shyness, and being shy, at first because of what it meant to and for me. It wasn’t… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – series recap

What if I told you that you as you are, here, now, in this moment, are fine, perfect, far more than good enough… . . I know I don’t know you, and you… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 7

Imagine that you’re digging a hole. You’ve been digging this hole for a long time. It’s three feet deep, hard work, you’re tired, and fed up with digging but you keep on digging.… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 6

Feelings… O… woah… woah… feelings… Nothing more than feelings… Trying to forget my feelings… 11 – Feel numb or have difficulty knowing what you are feeling? Your parents minimized or ridiculed your feelings… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 5

One of the strange gifts of children of Narcissists is the ability to blank themselves out. . . We do our best to be unobtrusive, not a bother, not there at all, invisible.… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 4

So, Children of Narcissists, what have we learned thus far… what have we still to learn… what have we still to learn to unlearn… 7 – Feel inexplicably drawn to turmoil rather than… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – part 3

me: Hi *smiling normal: Hello me: What am I supposed to say next? normal: What? me: Sorry, I was thinking and it happened out loud *grinning normal: Oh… me: What do you want… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists? – continued

I’m going to dive right in, pick up where I left off yesterday, so if you want an intro, are new to this series within a series, can’t remember what happened yesterday, go… Continue reading

What Are The Strange Gifts of Children of Narcissists?

What is the positive side of being a child of Narcissists? There’s got to be one, right? It can’t all be negative, can it? . . These days with the advent of more… Continue reading

Jupiter in Scorpio – When the Dirty Little Secret Comes Out of Hiding

This post is part-astrology and part-not-astrology, it’s part-about-Narcissists and part-not-about-Narcissists, but it is all about me… or is it? Have you ever considered the conundrum of – What’s your individual role in the… Continue reading

How Do Children of Narcissists Stop Feeling Guilty for Doing What is Right for Themselves

This morning I read an article on the BBC news website which is part of the 100 Women project – The ‘Right Amount’ of Panic for Women in Public. It starts with the… Continue reading

How Does a Child of Narcissists Break the Cycle of Attracting and Being Attracted to Narcissists?

“I hate myself…” – this is something I said to myself a few minutes ago while reviewing an interaction I had with someone else. This is something I say to myself a lot,… Continue reading

What is Your Experience of Being the Child of Narcissists?

The other day I was contacted through a comment on the About page of this blog by a psychology student who is doing an Extended project for University on Narcissists/Psychopaths and their children.… Continue reading

Pluto Direct(ly) and Indirectly

Is this a post about astrology? – you ask no one in particular and the air inside your head in general, groaning a little or perhaps kind of excited about the prospect… which… Continue reading

Don’t you sometimes feel as though you are starring in your own Myth?

The title of this post comes from a question which herongrace asked during a comment chat on one of my recent posts – The Human Maze – I’m linking to the post just… Continue reading

Sweet Dreams are Made of Marilyn Manson

Do you ever have dreams which you can’t explain to yourself… ones which don’t seem to have any connection to anything you were thinking about or feeling before you fell asleep, which don’t… Continue reading

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