Blogger Recognition Award

Thank you for the Nomination Life of an El Paso Woman

Life of an El Paso Woman

wp-1468595044521.jpgThank you to Gwin from Seek the Best Blog for nominating me for the Blogger Recognition Award. Gwin blogs about music, her life and so much more! I really enjoy her weekly “My Jams” blog posts. She includes a story from her life with music from the year the story took place. Check out/follow her blog if you aren’t already!

The rules of this award are:

  1. Explain how and why you started this blog.
  2. Offer advice to new bloggers.
  3. Nominate other bloggers for the award.

I started Life of an El Paso Woman on February 25, 2015. I’ve been writing stories and poetry since I was 6 years old. When I was in first grade, one of my stories won first place in a school wide writing contest. Even though I took a five-year break from writing in 2010, I’m now back at it! Before my writing break, I wrote for…

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Triangulation

Interesting post a narcissistic triangulation

PTSD - Accepting, Coping, Thriving

This technique in keeping a victim confused and down is sometimes called ‘bringing out the flying monkeys.’ (Wizard of OZ reference… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SESI19h4wDo ) When an abuser can’t put you down themselves, they enlist others to do their bidding.  Or if they can’t win an argument they will bring in a third party person to ‘gang up’ on you.  Of course the third party person heard a version spun to enhance the abuser and make the victim look like the aggressor.

PsychCentral described it this way: “The term is typically used to describe an individual who creates drama or confusion using 3 or more people in a situation.”  http://blogs.psychcentral.com/caregivers/2015/10/triangulation-the-problematic-family-member/

The person you email and their reply includes 2 or 3 other people not originally on the post.  Or the situation where another person is pulled in to prove their point.  I consider it the same technique as the school yard bully…

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