For me, the hardest part of being abused by a narcissist was trying to tell people what had happened only to find they were under the narcissist’s thrall and didn’t believe me. To go through such extreme torment at the hands of a Jekyll and Hyde and not be validated or supported was the worst. … Read more
As a child and young adult, I had many unusual symptoms that doctors couldn’t really explain. I had bad psoriasis, I had daily headaches, I had anxiety and panic attacks, I had chronic migraines, I had ulcers and dysphagia, I was frequently depressed, I was painfully shy with no self-esteem, and I was bullied badly … Read more
Abuse continues because… victims, especially women, are labeled “crazy” or “dramatic” when they speak out victims are scared their abusers will hurt them witnesses stay quiet to avoid retaliation some people actually think abuse is okay judges and police are not well-educated about it the public is not well-educated about it abusers lie vulnerable people make good … Read more
As a child, I always knew in my heart that the abuse was wrong, but I suffered from confusion and frustration when others tried to tell me it wasn’t.
Many people think they are being polite, caring, Christian or kind when they refuse to speak about the narcissist’s abuse. They aren’t. They are enabling a predator and giving him silent approval to continue hurting people.
A few days ago, I wrote about not engaging the narcissist. Don’t try to appeal to their sense of fairness or kindness…because they are missing those parts of their personalities! Today, I want to advise you not to escalate the narcissist. There are different types of narcissists. Some are more physically aggressive, some are more emotionally … Read more