Monthly Archives: September 2012

Therapy is Dandy Guidebook to having a Narcissist for a Parent. Chapter 9.

An ongoing survival guide. Chapter 9. Lay your burdens down This entry is brought to you by this year’s closing ceremony of the London Olympics in general, and Annie Lennox specifically. So go watch this video. I will wait. If … Continue reading

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The Therapy is Dandy Guidebook to having a Narcissist for a Parent. Chapter 8.

An ongoing survival guide. Chapter 8. Take the Test. There isn’t an adult child of a narcissist who hasn’t asked themselves the question once or twice. Am I also a narcissist? Because despite no longer living in caves or mud … Continue reading

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Suicide II

There’s a reason newspapers don’t report the details of suicides. It is irrational, superstitious, bizarre, but also one hundred percent completely true. Suicide is contagious. Like cooties. But lethal. The hard to accept truth is that when suicides have been … Continue reading

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Suicide

I suppose the preparation for this started sometime in graduate school. Someone in a lecture that I have no clear memory of said something like, “The longer one is a counselor, the chances of having a current client commit suicide … Continue reading

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