Posts by Coach Ken

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Are You Being Controlled by a Narcissist?

Do you have a narcissist in your life who is controlling you? Someone manipulating your actions and choices to fit their needs with no regard for yours? You may not realize it, but this person may be affecting your mind in some long-lasting ways. A narcissist can be very dangerous to your health, self-esteem, and mental health. A narcissist doesn’t care about more than himself …

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Holding On During No Contact

No Contact is a struggle. There’s no way around it. It’s you putting your foot down in a relationship, something a lot of caring people have a tough time doing. And why wouldn’t they? No Contact is when you look at where you are in your relationship, recognize the other person is – seemingly – moving on, and you decide to stop shoving your love …

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No Contact During Holidays

No Contact is tough enough. It involves evading contact with someone you’ve not only come to love, but someone that’s said they don’t want a relationship anymore. For most people, it’s a difficult, frustrating and confusing time; and then come the holidays. Holidays are supposed to be a time of peace, togetherness, and thankfulness. And it makes being away from someone you love that much …

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PASSION, RAGE & ADHD

LOVING A SPOUSE WITH RAGE & ADHD: A Deeper Dive into the Misery & Ecstasy Adult ADHD isn’t the unusual diagnosis it used to be.  Compared to 40 years ago ADD/ADHD isn’t unknown anymore – not by a longshot. At this point, not only is everyone familiar with the terms “ÄDD and ADHD”, almost as many people are acquainted with Adderall, Vyvanse and the OG …

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How Your Toxic Spouse Feels About You

For those of you who need it, or even just want to know. This is how your toxic spouse feels about you. Having a boyfriend or a girlfriend, or even a husband or wife, is supposed to be a beautiful, beneficial experience. Having someone you can count on, rely on, open up to, get vulnerable with, it can be the most uplifting thing in a …

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16 Signs Your Girlfriend is a Bully

A sad fact is, you could love your girlfriend, or your wife, with all your heart. You could work day in, and day out, putting up with her painful words and actions, all to show how much you love her. Putting up with a girlfriend or wife who is a bully. If you are doing this, and dating a person that just keeps hurting you, take it …

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Narcissistic Parent: How They Affect You

Narcissism is an issue in itself. Narcissists are controlling, they warp principles when it benefits them, and they can even cause serious, detrimental health affects. But a narcissistic parent can make life a living hell from the get go. Yes, a narcissistic parent. Not just that, but a narcissism enabling parent. Parents that don’t have the backbone, don’t have the initiative, whatever it is for …

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Health Risks to Being With a Narcissist

Narcissism is a serious topic, with genuine health risks. Don’t get me wrong, most of them aren’t serial killers, or hiding a few corpses in the crawl space of their home. Most of them are functioning, even successful people, who can easily blend in well with others. Not just that, but exude charm and style when they need to. But most of them have subtle, and very …

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How to Not Want to be With a Narcissist

Even when it’s a toxic, or even abusive relationship, with a narcissist, it’s difficult to go to a friend to make you feel better. When they give you advice, how are you supposed to know if what they’re saying is true, or if it’s unbiased. They are your friend after all, they might be low-balling some things. You’ll have people in healthy, happy relationships, telling you to …

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5 Signs You’re in a Bad Relationship

Sometimes, when you’re in a bad relationship, it takes a bit of an outside source to help you out of it. What I mean by that is, if you’ve been in one of these relationships, you may be pushing the truth away from yourself, trying to convince yourself this person really does love and care about you. But there will be definitive signs, objective signs …

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