My Mom is a Bitch

Bitchin’ About Trauma Bonds and The “Gray Rock” Method

Have you ever wondered why it was so super hard to end a relationship with a narcissist? Have you ever asked yourself “Why can’t I just walk away?”  Or, had a friend in a relationship that looked AWFUL and said “why doesn’t he or she just leave him or her?” Find yourself checking their social media every 5…

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Bitchin’ About The Effects of Having Narcissistic Parents and Parenting Your Inner-Child

Having a narcissistic parent can lead children to grow up as adults with some quirky-quirks, y’all!  We survived!  But…knowledge is power!  This week we go through the traits we can take on in our childhood that might not be helping us in our adulthood.  And, we look at being the parent to our inner-child as a way to reverse…

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Bitchin’ About “The Sociopath Next Door” and The Acceptance of Feelings

Just what IS the difference between a psychopath and a sociopath?  What’s the one give away that you’re about to enter a relationship with a sociopath?  What is the method to their (literal) madness?  And…how can you protect yourself?  Come find out! The tool this week is plucked from the old Cognitive Behavioral Therapy tool box and is a…

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Bitchin’ About Triangulation and “Thank you, Mind”

When the smoke dissipates from the love bombing phase and the narcissist starts to play games, Triangulation is one of their favorite tools to make you miserable! In this episode we take a hard look at what happens when the narcissist starts pitting people (sometimes loved ones, sometimes complete strangers) against each other to keep themselves…

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Bitchin’ About Infantilization and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Who is just the cutest little baby?  Hopefully not YOU!  This week we dive deep into infantilization–what it is and why they do it!  And, we start taking a look at Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  Sounds daunting and scary!  OOOOHHHH!  But, it’s actually not at all.  And, in this week’s dramatic journal reading, Jill’s ex-neighbor gets his comeuppance via produce! Each week Jill Maragos will…

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Bitchin’ About Gaslighting and Gratitudes

Gaslighting was one of the most popular words in 2018.  What is it?  How is it done?  Is it being done to you?  Have a listen and see!  Does Jill have a monkey living in her head?  (Kinda.) And, are you grateful?  If not, you might be missing out! Each week Jill Maragos will dive into who these sneaky SOB’s really are, what they…

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Bitchin’ About Cluster B’s and Meditation

This week we look at how narcissists aren’t all that far off from serial killers, have a close look at Cluster B personality disorders, and give meditation a chance.  Have a listen because this week’s dramatic journal reading is not to be missed! Each week Jill Maragos will dive into who these sneaky SOB’s really are, what they…

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Bitchin’ About Trauma Bonds and Things We Should Be Telling Ourselves

In this episode, Jill gives us the 411 on Trauma Bonds. What are they really? Where do they come from? What’s wrong with me?!?! How do I fix this? And, we go through a list of positive things that people should tell their kids and try them out on ourselves! (Time to push some of our own buttons!) And, of course,…

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Bitchin’ About Narcissistic Relationships & Mantras

Wonder if you’re in a relationship with a narcissist?  Or, having trouble getting over one?  In the first episode of “My Mom is a Bitch” we get to know what pattern a narcissistic relationship follows, and learn one quick way to reclaim your mental real estate. And, Jill performs a dramatic journal reading about a sketchy chiropractor…

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My Mom is a Bitch

Have a parent or sibling who can be flat-out evil to you?  Or a partner who started out so sweet and loving only to turn into the devil incarnate?  But, somehow, everyone else thinks they’re just great? You’re not crazy. You’re just in a relationship with a narcissist! Each week Jill Maragos will dive into who these sneaky SOB’s…

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