How do you deal with triggers?

TW: discussion of triggering events, what it means to be triggered

When you have abuse in your past, you usually end up having triggers. Some of them are known and pretty obvious, but sometimes you can be surprised by what triggers you. I recently found myself triggered by the mention of a children’s book.

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The predictability of narcissists

TW: narcissistic behavioral patterns with real-life examples; photo of 45th POTUS

One thing about narcissistic abusers is that they’re maddeningly predictable – and very difficult to change.

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