My Story: Chapter Fifteen

How Did Our Perfect Life Implode?

Like father like son

Man and woman in hazmat suits.

The abuser was still spinning out of control after his job loss. He was at home with the kids looking for work. In a strange twist of fate, I took him food from the food pantry at the shelter to help out while he was unemployed. He was still using shows of violence and control to intimidate me and…



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Julia Freeman, an anonymous survivor

I write from my experience of being raised by a narcissist and being married to an abusive narc for over 20 years.