By Veronica Welles, Quora. Condensed. To understand why, we must first see that abuse is merely abuse. Abuse hurts, but so do many other things in life, like falling off the bicycle, getting rejected by our love interest, or failure at things. What makes the covert narcissist’s abuse so much more abusive than any other … Continue reading No other type harms as severely as the covert narcissist.
Posted to Quora: Bassel Chibani. The art of manipulation is not about making people do what you want them to do but rather getting them to want to do what you want them to do. The Art of War by Sun Tzu Our Human nature to believe whom we love. Manipulation is a long game, narcissists do … Continue reading Why do narcissists manipulate?
Written by: After Narcissistic Abuse - There is Light, Life & Love Narcissists switch their fake emotions, empathy, love, care, respect, friendship, off and on in like a light switch. BUT in reality they are perpetually in that 'off' position because they are nothing but an empty shell devoid of life! I could write out … Continue reading No love. No emotions. Just nothing.
By Corinna Kennedy, from the Question: How did you get closure and find peace after the relationship with your ex with NPD ended? I went strictly no contact, but my lingering anger is from not having a voice to confront him about his covert abuse (for my sake, not his). My closure is knowing the why … Continue reading TIPS ON HOW TO FAST TRACK HEALING YOUR BRAIN AND YOUR LIFE.
I’m not sure if forgiveness is the healthiest option in some cases, or at least at some stages in our recovery. I’ve had to forgive some pretty egregious behaviors in my life for many reasons, like peace of mind and having to be able to interact with the person again. But the experience with my … Continue reading Do we have to forgive our abuser?
It took me decades to accept the truth about my mother. And it took a very patient therapist to finally say straight out "Your mother was not a good person!". Such was my denial, she told me she used my situation as an example in her class teaching other would-be psychologists. My mother was always … Continue reading Narcissist parents demonize their own children.