Hi there! My name is Angie, and I was in an emotionally abusive marriage. To be more specific, I suffered narcissistic abuse. I was married for almost five years to my abuser, and shame kept me there until the discard. I am now sharing my story because the story needs to be told to raise awareness on the topic of … Continue reading Introduction
Let's start with the good news. I have overcome many obstacles and persevered. I am now a happier person and stronger than ever. I realized I have nothing to be ashamed of. The shame belongs to the sexual predator who decided to sachet next door to assault me. The shame belongs to my abusive ex-husband … Continue reading How Abuse Has Affected My Life: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
So, you have been discarded. How does it feel? Awful, I know. Been there done that. Being discarded is a victory. Why is that? Let's take a look. The daily insanity has been reduced dramatically or completely stopped. You should take this time to celebrate the silence. In these moments, you may find clarity and … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE BEEN DISCARDED BY THE NARCISSIST! By Angie Beavers, CSMC
People often wonder about my happy demeanor and positive attitude after enduring almost five years in an abusive marriage and another 7 years of continued financial abuse post-divorce. My answer...I had to dig deep and my conscience is clear. The abuse I suffered in my marriage was certainly debilitating. It was a high stress and … Continue reading My Conscience is Clear by Angie Beavers, CSMC
I decided to write this blog after watching, Forgiving the Narcissist - I am having trouble by Tracy Malone. Tracy's video made me think about my own battle with forgiveness. I had some serious work to do to forgive the narcissist. Personal Forgiveness I needed to start with me. I couldn't forgive the narcissist without forgiving … Continue reading Forgiveness
Acknowledging the wins is in the same vein as positive self-affirmations and reinforcements. It is a great self-esteem builder and reinforces the power of positive thinking. I used acknowledgements and affirmations frequently to keep me from swimming in negativity after suffering narc abuse. A win can be anything. It can be going "no contact" with … Continue reading Acknowledging the Wins: It’s Monday, and I am Winning!
I have moved on with my life. I am building a business and helping people who have suffered the same fate as I have along the way. I offer a listening ear, kind words and hopefully some great encouragement. I no longer consider myself a Narcissistic Abuse Survivor. I am a conqueror. I have truly … Continue reading Exhaling
Did He Really Love Me? I don’t think he ever loved me nor do I think he was truthful the entire marriage. I think he married me as part of a personal quota since he treated me more like property than a spouse. It seemed as if he had me around to serve his needs … Continue reading Reflection