12 Things Narcissists Say And What They ACTUALLY Mean

Narcissists are talented at hooking us with their words, but what do those words really mean? Here are twelve phrases that mean something completely different when narcissists are the ones saying them.

When you become fluent in the destructive ways a narcissist uses language, you can finally take your power back. Learn to listen to their actions, rather than their hollow words. Becoming well-versed in how they manipulate will free you. TC mark

Shahida Arabi

Shahida is the author of Power: Surviving and Thriving After Narcissistic Abuse and the poetry book She Who Destroys the Light. She is a staff writer at Thought Catalog.

A Book For Those Recovering From Narcissistic Abuse…

Remember— highly manipulative people don’t respond to empathy or compassion. They respond to consequences.

“I rarely write reviews but I’m so impressed by this book, I can’t recommend it enough for anyone who has suffered abuse by a narcissist or is trying to get out of an abusive relationship now. You deserve the best and more… so I strongly encourage you to get this book!” — Michelle Spurling

“This book was life changing. It completely validated everything from my experiences (suicide, anxiety, depression, “neediness”, literally everything). It took every detail from my past struggles and validated and helped make sense of everything. It’s like I was reading my own biography.” — Drew Rod

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