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Stay Married to a Narcissist

How to Stay Married to a Narcissist

A couple years ago, when I interviewed Meredith Resnick about her book Narcissism: Surviving the Self-Involved, the response stunned me. The post quickly became one of the more clicked on and commented on the site. But many of you were asking the same sorts of questions. You already knew – from experience  – that narcissists […]

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That thing you think you don’t have time to do. Do it anyway.

It was one of those weekends. If I told you how many writing deadlines I had for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and so on, you’d stop reading because it would stress you out and you don’t read this blog to stress yourself out. What’s important for you to know is this: I’d planned to work most […]

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The Coffee Was Nearly Gone, and I Saved Not One Bean for My Husband.

There was the sound of nails tapping against the hardwood floor. I was still dreaming. I was about to teach a class, but I’d misplaced my purse and I couldn’t find the bathroom. Now something wet and cold was poking me on the side of my face. It’s bad enough that I can’t find my […]

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15 Thoughts on Growing Old

There are people who will tell you that you are only as old as you feel. These are the same people who swear that you are not 40+ years old, but rather 40+ years young. They are forever saying things like, “Aging is a state of mind.” All I can say is this: Those people […]

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