Category Archives: psychopathy, narcissicism, and personality disorders in cohousing

Tiger King, Elizabeth Holmes (The Drop Out), Narcissists and Me

I’ve been obsessed about narcissists recently – I wonder why?  But they do come in all shapes and sizes. I’ve heard that we are all a bit narcissistic but some take it way over the edge. I feel like our … Continue reading

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Flying Monkeys around cohousing communities

A friend sent me this link. She saw it first hand. How a community just lets bad behavior continue. Too scary to stand up and maybe be the next victim. I’d just say before moving somewhere, ask how many people … Continue reading

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Does anyone like the Trump kids?

For four years people acted strange around a known narcissist. Now his “friends” are writing tell all books.  I understand these books more now that I feel like I saw people throw what they know is right into the trash … Continue reading

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codependency in cohousing?

I was talking to someone who has lived in cohousing for over 20 years. I asked what do you do about the people with troubling behavior.  People who seem to have something like a personality disorder. I’m not saying it’s … Continue reading

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The Cooperative Culture Handbook book review

I was so excited to get the book The Cooperative Culture Handbook: A social Change Manual to Dismantle Toxic Culture and Build Connection by Yan a Ludwig and Karen Gimnig.  Maybe I”m too jaded and now have a deep mistrust … Continue reading

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You can’t handle the truth – fascism and cohousing

Another book I read this year is Trumpocracy by David Frum.  I know the Trump Era is over, kinda, but I still had a few books I hadn’t read.  What I liked in this book is how he talks about … Continue reading

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Girlfighting – immature behavior in cohousing

I read the book Girlfighting by Lyn Mikel Brown to get an education.  I went through middle school so I remember girl behavior but I hadn’t dealt with it again until moving to cohousing so I wanted to learn more. … Continue reading

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abuse in cohousing

Here is an article about the silent treatment. I understand someone needing time to cool off and process, but now I understand my feelings – silent treatment is a form of abuse that most don’t know to call it that. … Continue reading

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Lethal (bathroom) Weapon

I was in a work meeting today about reaching out to Native American families in my community.  I thought how one idea was great and I wanted to share it with my best friend who works for a tribal college.  … Continue reading

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You (NOT) Talking to Me?

I hate to feel left out.  I think it is common and now there is  FOMO – fear of missing out in our language lexicon.  It seems like my community knew my weakness and right away when all went to … Continue reading

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