A strong happy woman who was so full of life, possibilities, enthusiasm, vitality. Sucked dry for 30 years. You don't just pick yourself up and move on after this. The man you thought you married is dead - he never existed - It feels
the toxic person. They live in a blissful world where nothing is ever their responsibility. When bad things happen, it is because the world is against them! When they are raging abuse at you, it is because YOU made them angry.
My ex-narc actually tried telling me he couldn't take my abuse any more! He was evil in every way possible, but when I finally stood up for myself after years of being bullied and terrorized, I was abusing him. Deflection at it's finest!
You gave me panic attacks. Being in love with a narcissist creates a lot of emotional unrest. In fact, after prolonged exposure to the emotional trauma caused by living with a narcissist, not only are panic attacks possible-
To all the divorced moms (or dads) that need this. How to communicate with a narcissist If you find yourself co-parenting with a narcissist, the no engagement rule has to be altered to limited engagement.