We’ve heard about parental alienation, but there’s less commentary on family alienation. It seems to be the hallmark of a narcissistic mother–especially with her daughter. Narcissists of all types are dedicated to discrediting their victims by portraying them as crazy to friends, relatives and acquaintances. They usually start before the victim even knows there is … Read more
Sometimes the people who consider themselves to be good and kind are the most likely to be fooled by a narcissist and the most likely to be angry at the victim for speaking out. In their minds, the victim is the bully for saying “bad” things about the narcissist. Good people want to support justice, … Read more
Be the one who stands against abuse. When others are afraid to upset the abuser, don’t believe how bad it is, support the abuser, don’t want to be bullied for speaking out, don’t want to rock the boat…. Be the one.
I got to thinking about something I observed the other day. I’ve noticed that many, if not most, narcissists are protected by their social groups or families. A lot of groups or dysfunctional families look out for their own and hide their secrets. While group solidarity can be a good thing, it can also be toxic … Read more
Don’t waste your time trying to reason with a narcissist. You are more likely to talk sense into this wall!
It’s frustrating to me that so many people can witness aggressive or abusive behavior and know something is “not right” with a person, yet refuse to speak up to protect the victims. Or worse, go out of their way to shield the abusive person from the consequences.