Category Archives: abuse

Impact of Verbal Abuse Quote

People having bad reactions, psychologically, mentally, and emotionally is 7 times greater with verbal abuse than it is even with sexual abuse. They are at greater risk for mental illness and dysfunction later in life from verbal abuse than from … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Child Abuse, Narcissistic Personality Disorder | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Emotional Relationship Boundaries

 Photo by Jean-Louis Zimmerman The Importance of Establishing Boundaries in Emotional Relationships This article written by John Stibbs came from the website Hidden Hurt, a UK site devoted to domestic abuse.  With his kind permission I offer it to you. A … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Boundaries, Codependency, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Passive Aggressive Behavior is Covert Abuse

Passive Aggressive Behavior: A Form of Covert Abuse Does passive aggressive behavior have a relationship to domestic abuse? by Cathy Meyer from the online journal Live About What do Passive Aggressive behavior and domestic abuse have in common? When someone … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Codependency, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Turning Triggers Into Treasures

What is your childhood telling you about the person you are today?   Are traumatic experiences and limiting beliefs holding you back from pursuing personal freedom and satisfaction?   These are the intimidating questions that often linger in the background … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Adversity, Guidance/Advice, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Recovery | Leave a comment

What Love Is What Love Is Not

Photo by Roger H. Goun, licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License Love Is, Love Is Not by Randi G. Fine Love is gentle, love is kind. Love is freeing and edifying. Love is respectful. Love is understanding and selfless. Love is … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Kindness, Love, Marriage, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Traditional Therapy Ineffective with Narcissistic Abuse Sufferers

Narcissistic Abuse Sufferers Need Very Specialized Counseling Written by Randi G. Fine, Author of Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing and Recovery As a professional counselor specializing in narcissistic abuse I have heard … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Close Encounters of the Worst Kind, Narcissistic Personality Disorder | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Narcissistic Abuse Reaches Epidemic Proportions

Narcissistic Abuse Reaches Epidemic Proportions Article Written by Randi G. Fine The Merriam Webster Dictionary defines the word “victim” in the following ways: one that is acted on and usually adversely affected by a force or agent a person who … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Narcissistic Personality Disorder | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Narcissistic Intermittent Good Bad Reinforcement

The Narcissist’s One Trick That Can Keep Us Hooked Forever By The Minds Journal Editorial Casinos know it. Animal trainers count on it. Narcissists have perfected it It’s the powerful emotional tool known as intermittent reinforcement, and when used correctly, … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, Relationships | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Narcissistic Abuse on Mental Health News Radio

The Many Facets of Narcissistic Abuse  Randi Fine’s November 17, 2017 interview about narcissistic abuse on Mental Health News Radio with fabulous show host Kristin Sunanta Walker.

Posted in abuse, Close Encounters of the Worst Kind, Narcissistic Personality Disorder | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Rising Above Narcissistic Victimization

Pain is Mandatory, Suffering is Optional Article Written by Randi G. Fine Author of Close Encounters of the Worst Kind: The Narcissistic Abuse Survivor’s Guide to Healing Most of us have been, victimized many ways in our lives; emotionally, mentally, … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Adversity, Narcissistic Personality Disorder | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment