Loving a narcissist is not beautiful. It is not artistic. It is not romantic. It causes nothing but pain and we need to stop focusing on the pain.
I have a guarded heart but it’s only because I’m worried that others won’t understand my old soul.
Look at their actions and the consistency of their actions and not just focus on what they say or how they say it.
Falsehoods about parents always being loving and having our best interests at heart simply do not cut it when it comes to manipulative, toxic and abusive parents.
They want to exert power over someone stronger than them, because someone stronger is always a threat to their shady ways.
Taking a step away from a toxic person is self protection. We can love this person from a distance while taking our power back.
Think Instagram on steroids. It’s not just about filtering, it’s about being the undeniable BEST. They thrive on praise and outside validation.
Do you often engage in conversations with your narcissist that leave you feeling like you were talking to a brick wall – or worse, maybe leave you feeling like banging your head against a brick wall?
Statistically, the chances of your ex being a sociopath or narcissist are just incredibly, incredibly low.
It’s vitally important to be honest with yourself so that you don’t end up feeling like a victim, and so that you have less of a chance of repeating this in a future relationship.