Healing From Complex Trauma & PTSD/CPTSD

A journey to healing from complex trauma.


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Recovery from narcissistic abuse, is slow and painful ~ Lilly Hope Lucario

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Narcissists thrive only for themselves. They are completely self motivated, self absorbed, feel entitled to everything they want to do, have no compassion and no remorse. They lack empathy completely.

Narcissists and sociopaths, operate in similar ways.

They use you as prey.

They get close to you, build up your trust, mimic your emotions, take full advantage of your vulnerability and compassion, get you on your own, build a relationship where you begin to need them and depend on them. Continue reading


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Feeling/being vulnerable and the association to this having been abused.

I’ve been vulnerable my entire life, from being a very young child, I’ve never felt safe.

I’ve had so many people abuse that vulnerability and having believed that was ‘in the past’, I assumed I was over that.

Until this year, when having allowed myself to be so vulnerable, someone I trusted, someone I should have been able to trust, I found out that yet again, this vulnerability was abused.

This situation has caused me so much harm and I don’t want to admit that, but it has. It has rocked me painfully to the core.

This kind of damage just doesn’t go away for me, it causes ongoing effects that no matter how hard I try to ignore, I know the damage is massive. Continue reading