Posts by Reba Linker

Bestselling author and life coach Reba Linker helps others walk the path of self-love to a happier, more fulfilled way of life. Reba is dedicated to the alleviation of suffering in the world. Reba’s books include Imagine Self-Love, The Little Book of Manifesting Big, and Follow the Yarn. Find her free gift for you at RebaLinker.com and join her FB group at facebook.com/groups/leadersinselflove/.

Reba Linker's Website

Breaking Free from Manipulative, Narcissistic Parents

“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we’re supposed to be and embracing who we are.” ~Brené Brown

I happened to catch the last scene of the movie Moonstruck on TV a few nights ago. The scene marks the happy resolution of various plot threads, and yet I felt as if I was witnessing the sinking of the Titanic.

It was like watching a demonstration of what I have come to understand as the two ways of being in this world: dominating vs. accepting, narcissism or bullying vs. kindness.

Having come from a narcissistic …