How Abuse Has Affected My Life: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

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

CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE BEEN DISCARDED BY THE NARCISSIST! By Angie Beavers, CSMC

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

My Conscience is Clear 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

Acknowledging the Wins: It’s Monday, and I am Winning!

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!