the cycle of toxicity .

Why do families feel the need to encourage relationships with toxic individuals? The reason this has been on my mind is because my family lives in a world full of denial. The deep dark family secret: we were all abused by a pedophile. I don't refer to him as "my grandfather" he is just "that … Continue reading the cycle of toxicity .

the narcissist .

What exactly is a narcissist? "A person who has an excessive interest in or admiration of themselves." It wasn't until a few months ago that I truly learned the inner workings of a narcissist's mind and how they play their role in the world. What I had thought was just someone who was self-centered or … Continue reading the narcissist .

emulation v imitation .

There is something to be said for individuality. There is something extremely appealing about someone being who they are unapologetically and owning it. I've noticed lately that my "image", if you will, is being cloned. SO a few months I decided after all the drama subsided that I would no longer make my only social … Continue reading emulation v imitation .