The reality about my husband that hit me like a punch in the gut.
identifying a narcissist
Someone with NPD is grandiose (sometimes only in fantasy), lacks empathy, and seeks admiration from others, as indicated by five of these summarized characteristics.
The narcissist’s stick-and-move exposed…
Being in a relationship with a narcissist is confusing, disorienting and emotionally damaging.
A narcissist expects special treatment, appreciation, admiration, perfect attunement, and feels disappointed when others are not measuring up or supplying them.
Partners of narcissists feel betrayed that the considerate, attentive and romantic person they fell in love with disappeared as time went on.
If you’re in a relationship with an abuser or a narcissist, it’s important to get outside support to understand clearly what’s going on, to rebuild your self-esteem and confidence, and to learn to communicate effectively and set boundaries.
You cannot change another person, but changing your behavior will change the relationship.
Where is your self, the stuff that makes you who you are, in your body? Answering this question can identify if you are a narcissist.