Down the Rabbit Hole

Down the Rabbit Hole

You fell down the rabbit hole. You didn’t know it — you only thought you had found true love. You left the mundane world behind and didn’t look back, nor did you want to. You were let in on the secret handshake. You finally got a break, and it was...
The Known, the Unknown and the Unknowable

The Known, the Unknown and the Unknowable

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.” ~ Aldous Huxley The unknown is always encountered in the midst of the known. It manifests within what is usual and familiar, and hides there. The unknown is the serpent...
The Unique and Powerful Harm of Betrayal

The Unique and Powerful Harm of Betrayal

“There’s coming out of relationships, there’s getting your heart broken, and then there’s that rare and special time you crawl out of a relationship bleeding at your knees, heart shattered, brain smashed, gut splattered and wondering what the point of reality...
Your Own Personal Apocalypse

Your Own Personal Apocalypse

“I can’t go on. I’ll go on.” (Samuel Beckett) Most of us have said those words in the aftermath of a psychopath. At first, we think “I can’t go on.” Those days are the darkest. At some point, we dare to think “I’ll go...
A Pearl of Truth and Wisdom

A Pearl of Truth and Wisdom

Today I received a comment from a reader named Lovisa. I’m sharing it here so all of you will read it. I’ve said it before in different ways, but it’s a fundamental truth worth repeating a hundred times, and Lovisa has captured and expressed it...
A New Book is Born — MORE Psychopaths and Love

A New Book is Born — MORE Psychopaths and Love

I’m very excited to announce the birth of a new book, More Psychopaths and Love.   If you were the victim of psychopathic abuse, or just want to learn about it, this book is for you. I send it out into the world with the wish that it will find its way into...
You Had the Power All Along

You Had the Power All Along

Power without compassion is the worst kind of evil there is. ~ E.J. Patten, Return to Exile In order to win our love and trust, a psychopath must gain two things — power and control. Without those, they are nothing. The greater the power, the more dangerous the...