Research Finds That Narcissists Try To Remain Friends With Their Exes For Darker Reasons

Have you ever wondered why a toxic ex-boyfriend or ex-girlfriend reached out to you after a break-up to try and remain friends? Why someone who clearly did not value you during your relationship together seemed to show renewed interest only after things ended? While there can be many reasons why an ex-partner reaches out, those who have been involved with emotionally abusive narcissists can feel … Continue reading Research Finds That Narcissists Try To Remain Friends With Their Exes For Darker Reasons

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

It’s easy to think of happiness as a result, but happiness is also a driver. One example: While I’m definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should not do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be happier. Happy people accomplish more. Easier said than done though, right? … Continue reading 10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy

The Danger of Keeping Secrets

When should we keep a secret? What are the risks? “You’re only as sick as your secrets” goes a saying in Alcoholics Anonymous. And they should know: one of the hallmarks of alcoholism—of any addiction, really—is deception. Addicts deceive others to cover up their addiction and themselves to deny they have one. Which may explain why most of the sober alcoholics I know are so … Continue reading The Danger of Keeping Secrets

Five Things an Unloving Mother Never Does

Maternal behaviors that shape a daughter in their absence. By : Peg Streep Source: Photograph by abeer_almshrafi. Copyright free. Pixabay. In his novel Anna Karenina, Leo Tolstoy observed that “Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way;” nonetheless amid the differences, there are broad commonalities. That’s true of unloving mothers too, even though there are observable differences in how they … Continue reading Five Things an Unloving Mother Never Does