It is hard to get out of abusive relationships and, the longer you stay, the more difficult it becomes. When you finally do escape, you are no longer the person you were. The person you were died and is gone forever.
25 Common Misconceptions of a Narcissist I cannot believe how accurate this statement is! He has completely alienated his whole family and is systematically working through his longtime relationships so he can meet new people to impress
"The thought of this gives me comfort. You and I both know what happened. Stop playing poor me and seeking attention [with lies and unfair false accusations and forgetting the consequences of not taking responsibility for your behaviour and actions].