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Narcissists Brains Are Different Than Yours (Here’s How and What It Means)

Narcissists Brains Are Different Than Yours (How and What It Means) Today, we're talking about How a Narcissist’s Brain is Different Than Everyone Else’s. Regardless of the neurology of it all, narcissists are known to lack empathy, especially those who would be...

Ways To Help You Recover From a Trigger or Hoover

Do you struggle with triggers taking over and find it hard to recover after? Here are a few ideas to help you calm down and take back your life. What would you add? Text LISELIVE to 33222 for text alerts to live streams. For info or to schedule a coaching appointment...

Understanding Reactive Attachment Disorder and How It Relates to Narcissism/NPD

Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD): What It Is & How It’s Related to Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) – Reactive attachment disorder is caused by a lack of attachment to the mother or to any specific caregiver when someone is in early childhood. The normal attachment develops when the parent or caregiver does the most basic types of care during infancy, such as respond to normal cries or signals for food, cleaning needs and offers basic physical affection like holding or hugging.

Codependency in Toxic Relationships

Codependency questions answered – here’s everything you need to know about codependency and how to recover from it. Codependency can be an unhealthy side-effect of a toxic relationship with a narcissist, but what does “codependency” really mean? What are the signs of codependency? What does a dysfunctional family have to do with codependency? And how do you stop being codependent?

The Hoover, Don’t Fall For It

A Hoover is never an apology and no, the narcissist has not changed, What is a Hoover from a narcissist really saying? What are your thoughts? Text LISELIVE to 33222 for text alerts to live streams. For info on Lise or to schedule a coaching appointment go to...

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Understanding the Narcissist’s Lack of Consistency

~BUT HE WANTED ME~ Yes, abusers “want” us... ...like sharks, once they smell blood in the water, they “want” the injured, struggling fish. Our self-devaluation is the signal to the sociopath that we are the desperate, grasping-for-anything-that-looks-like-love victim...

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Narcissists Are Emotional Vampires

Emotional Vampires are incredibly toxic people who drain us of our energy. Often narcissistic, they will leave us feeling empty and emotionally exhausted. They are like parasites who intentionally provoke our emotional reactions, allowing themselves to feed off of our...

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Ignoring a Narcissist? 11 Things to Expect

11 Things Narcissists Do When You Ignore Them (And 7 Ways to Deal) - If you've ever tried ignoring a narcissist, you know it's no easy feat. in this video, I'll explain what happens when you (or any narcissistic supply) ignores a narcissist, a toxic person or anyone...

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Does the narcissist miss you?

Does the narcissist think about you after the discard? Short answer: yes, but not for the reasons one would hope. Let me explain. For the average toxic narcissist, the discard leads to the "out of sight, out of mind" phenomenon. They don't see you as a whole person...

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Needy, Aging Narcissists: Here’s the Truth

Old, Needy Narcissist: Needing Narcissistic Supply in Old Age - The aging narcissist gets really needy and that is bad news for you if you're the source of narcissistic supply. In this video, I'll fill you in on the aging narcissist as needy narcissism kicks in.

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Narcissistic Abuse Recovery: The Workout Illustration

How do we get stronger as we recover from narcissistic abuse? How do we learn to deflect the manipulation and oppression tactics as we’re preparing to leave, have left, or are still sometimes dealing with contact due to underage children? Ok, let’s look at this in...

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21 Signs You’re Addicted to Love

What are the signs of love addiction? In my last video, I gave you an overview of what love addiction is and what causes it. Today, we’re talking about the signs of love addiction. Typical signs of love addiction include: Outside of a Relationship, You: Feel like...

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What is love addiction?

What is love addiction? Are you affected by it? Could you be dealing with Love Addiction? What is love addiction and could you be affected by it? While it's never been referenced in the DSM, love addiction is a pathological passion-related behavior involving the...

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I remember now: the game has changed

Editor's Note: If you need inspiration and motivation, you NEED to read this post! This beautiful submission came from one of our SPANily members and fellow survivors named Julie Liang. Not only is she a gifted artist, but she is an inspiring example of someone who is...

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How to Stop Being Miserable

How to Stop Being Miserable

Aren't you tired of being miserable yet? Don't you wish you could just be happy already? If you’ve ever been in a relationship with a narcissist, you already know that they tend to cause a great deal of misery and unhappiness in their wake. In fact, narcissists and...

We Want Your Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Story!

We Want Your Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Story!

One of the biggest things I hear from narcissistic abuse survivors who find this site or my narcissistic abuse recovery videos is that they are so relieved to learn that not only are they not crazy, but that they aren’t alone in the painful and shocking realization...

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New Support Group for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

New Support Group for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist

Introducing a brand new support group for people who are actively co-parenting with a narcissist. We KNOW how hard it is, and due to several requests, we have launched the SPANily Support for Co-Parenting with a Narcissist Support Group. If you’re co-parenting with a...

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Black Friday Freebies & Deals for the SPANily

Black Friday Freebies & Deals for the SPANily

You might be reading this on Thanksgiving day, or maybe on Black Friday. Either way, you know what the title of this post means, right? It's time to think about what you're buying for the holiday season. Before I dig in, let me say: if you can't afford anything right...

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Thanksgiving Day Events for the SPANily

Thanksgiving Day Events for the SPANily

If you're alone on Thanksgiving this year because you've gone no contact with a gaslighting narcissist or someone with NPD, you don't have to spend the day by yourself. Get involved with your SPANily instead! You are never alone because you always have your SPANily....

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Introducing the BEE INSPIRED Jewelry Collection

Introducing the BEE INSPIRED Jewelry Collection

Big news! We have recently released a brand-new special collection of inexpensive, inspiring jewelry pieces specifically for survivors of narcissistic abuse. The QueenBeeing Bee Inspired Jewelry Collection has been hand-selected for you by Angie Atkinson. This...

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