An argument with a narcissist is a circle designed to tire and distract you.
Narcissists are dutiful chameleons, forever adapting to their new environment and running from themselves.
Narcissists use defenses to hide their deep and usually unconscious shame. Like bullies, they protect themselves through aggression and by wielding power over others.
Narcissists will suck the life out of you and leave you struggling to breathe.
Emotional abandonment has nothing to do with proximity.
I just write what I would read. I want sex, I want honesty, I want tomfoolery. I want me.
Narcissists don’t really love themselves. Actually, they’re driven by shame.
A sociopath is a pathological liar – someone who will lie just for the fun of it.
Many survivors are targeted because of their intelligence and success, not due to the absence of these qualities.
Leaving a toxic relationship is not about loss. It is about gain. You are giving up an illusion, an idea of a relationship that never existed. You are giving up pointless suffering that leads to nowhere. You are giving up lies and accusations.