Is Your Abuser Narcissistic

Is Your Abuser Narcissistic? Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Are you wondering if your abuser is narcissistic? The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) defines Narcissistic Personality Disorder by the following nine traits. To be diagnosed as having this disorder a person must have at least five …

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Unhealthy Relationship Codependency

Unhealthy Relationship Codependency  Recognizing and Healing From Codependency   Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Unhealthy relationship codependency is a disorder that develops over time. Dysfunctional childhood patterns that interfere with the person’s ability to form healthy relationships lie dormant for many years; the problem only surfaces once the person begins to experience …

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Bipolar Disorder Misdiagnosis

Bipolar Disorder Misdiagnosis When Narcissistic Abuse Symptoms are Misdiagnosed Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Many of my narcissistic abuse clients report that they had previously received a Bipolar Disorder misdiagnosis and were prescribed medications they did not need. Lithium is one such medication frequently prescribed. According to WebMd: “Lithium can cause nausea, …

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Pathological Enmeshment

Pathological Enmeshment When Children Are Alienated From a Targeted Parent Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine “Pathological Enmeshment” is where the alienating parent has an unhealthy enmeshment with the child to the point where the child has lost his or her own individuality.” ~Steven Miller, M.D., Internationally-known expert on …

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Toxic Emotions

Toxic Emotions Are They Controlling Your Life? Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine Many of the feelings that interfere with our lives today, our negative emotional responses, are buried, toxic emotions that have little to do with what is occurring in the present. They stem from painful childhood memories …

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Surround Yourself with Positive Vibes

Surround Yourself With Positive Vibes Written by Randi Fine Narcissistic Abuse Awareness and Guidance with Randi Fine “Surround yourself with people who make you happy. People who make you laugh, who help you when you’re in need. People who genuinely care. They are the ones worth keeping in your life. Everyone else is just passing …

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