Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Therapy is Dandy guidebook to having a narcissist for a parent.

An ongoing survival guide. Chapter 1. Know your enemy. Taken from the Greek myth of the boy (Narcissus) who fell in love with his own image in a pond and died of starvation rather than get up and go live … Continue reading

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You talking to me?

The scene and the reference are obvious to anyone who has been drawing breath for the last 35 years. Given how many times I have seen Taxi Driver, I watch that scene and I consider the dialogue as symptomatic of … Continue reading

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So what are these damn emotions for anyway?

It’s a legitimate question: “If all these emotions ever do are cause me to get hurt or angry, then why the hell do we have them anyway?” It is more than just a little telling that our pop culture has … Continue reading

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