I am a narcissist survivor. Spent too many years with someone who wiped my identity. Spent several years after this dealing with parental alienation. My eldest child was gone to me for almost five years until she landed on my doorstep. I've spent a long time rebuilding myself and my finances. I have three kids, all from the narc, the eldest at 16 while finally in my care had to go through a paternity court case just to prove this. Needless to say, I've had some hard yards and have built some very strong defence mechanisms. I have to my own disadvantage poured myself into my work which is very well paid but causing me physical harm in terms of stress. I've come so far. ... but ... I feel lonely and almost bitter at times. My success has come at a loss. I'm 40, single and successful (not without problems). I feel lost ... I have so many stresses but nobody to kick me back into reality. My kids are 17, 14 and 12. I don't get anytime to myself and I work too much. ... How do you reintegrate yourself into society when you don't have anytime?
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