When working with individuals who are displaying symptoms of narcissistic victim syndrome, the thing that I notice most of all is that the person feels so torn because they don’t understand what has happened to them.
We all know that malignant narcissists like to provoke, taunt and destroy people – all with clean hands. But what are some of the sneakiest ways they manipulate and terrorize their victims? I asked over a hundred survivors what the most insidious way a narcissist has abused them and the answers were shocking.
“Being alone is better than being in a bad relationship. It’s worth waiting for the right person to date, so don’t settle.”
Social media has been blamed for breeding narcissists, but the fact of the matter is, narcissists have always existed. Social media has just given them an extra tool to terrorize people.
Love Bombing: When sociopaths set about reeling you in, a key seduction strategy is love bombing. They shower you with attention and affection, want to be with you all the time, make you feel like the most important person in the world.
All narcissists are emotionally unavailable to some extent, but not all emotionally unavailable people are narcissists. Here are the five key areas of difference between someone who is just emotionally unavailable and someone who is both emotionally unavailable and a malignant narcissist.
When a narcissist’s words are translated into their actual meaning, the results are frankly disturbing. Here are twelve common phrases narcissists use and what they actually mean.
“I have hidden a tiny speaker in an adjacent cubicle wall that emits a soft cat meow every two hours.”
Gaslighting is essentially psychological warfare, causing the victims of malignant narcissists to continually question their own reality.
Lovers leave. Significant others screw up. This person wasn’t supposed to. This person was supposed to be your safe place.