Tag Archives: Karpman Drama Triangle

Being My Brother’s Caretaker. Lessons Learned. Wisdom Gained.

I’m ever grateful for the time when I took on the role of caregiver/caretaker of my brother who suffered ruptured aneurysm in the brain due to drug abuse. It was a most transformative time for me. That was in 2003/2004. … Continue reading

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A Not So Quiet Christmas Eve

It is the evening of the 24th, half past eight o’clock. I’m in a reflective mood. In a state of appreciation and gratefulness. I’m reminiscing about all Christmases past, particularly those of the last couple of years during which time … Continue reading

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I Miss Writing. I Miss The Conversation.

I miss writing. I miss seeing the words come alive on my laptop screen. I miss the exhilaration when what is communicated is expressed exactly how it wants to. How it is supposed to. I miss writing. I miss showing … Continue reading

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Self-Love — The Greatest Love Of All

I was at the lowest point in my journey. I haven’t quite fully recovered, but I’ll get there eventually. I can’t recall any other time when I had felt this hopeless and helpless. Doomed. Grim. Sometimes, when Life throws us … Continue reading

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Breaking Away From Family, Breaking Rescuing Pattern

“How can I deal with my hurtful family members? The number one question that Doreen Virtue received after publishing “Assertiveness for Earth Angels, “ a book that I so love! It proved to be such an invaluable gem. She addresses … Continue reading

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Rescuing: An Expression Of Victim Consciousness

“After all that I’ve done for you, this is what I get in return?!?!” It’s a common quandary of a Rescuer, one of the three roles that form the Karpman Drama Triangle, with the two others being the Victim and … Continue reading

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Compassion And The Danger Of Messianic & Narcissistic Inflation

“Find someone who thinks he is alone and let him know that he is not.” ~ Mother Teresa Central to the teachings of Buddhism is the idea that humans are trapped in samsara, the cycle of birth and death. Suffering … Continue reading

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The Face Of Powerlessness Lurking Anew

It is common practice in the Philippines to hire friends or relatives of the owner — regardless if they’re qualified or not. Regardless also whether or not they like the job. It’s a Filipino cultural thing. It’s prevalent not only … Continue reading

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Our Conversation, His Apology, My New Pattern

Our conversation happened spontaneously — like how it was meant to. As how I wanted it. As my friend’s husband and I stood facing each other, I paid attention to how my body was responding. I felt my feet deeply … Continue reading

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The Energies Shifted Because I Shifted

‘Don’t apologize to me. Apologize to Nadine.’ My friend responded to her husband when he apologized after she confronted him about why he attacked me for no valid reason. (READ:  “Your husband is an alcoholic.” ) He readily acknowledged his wrongdoing. … Continue reading

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