Many times, children are the unfortunate victims in divorce proceedings with a narcissist. They are used pawns in the Narc's game of payback against the victim.
Whether you were in the relationship with the Narc for one year or 10 years (or more), it'll take the same amount of effort to heal. No matter how you begin your healing and recovery journey, please know that it won't be an overnight success story.
To discard is to get rid of or abandon. You can discard an old pair of shoes, you can discard unwanted cards in your hand during a game of poker, and you can also discard old clothing that doesn't fit anymore.
Manipulation in all forms is used in every day life. From lawyers persuading a jury to see their point of view, to kids on a debate team trying to manipulate the audience into siding with them.
We've all experienced shame in our lives. But toxic shame is overwhelmingly detrimental to our psyches and well-being. In general, shame triggers internal responses within each of us depending on our own experiences. Shame becomes toxic when it's internalized due to our past traumas and distorts our self-image.
When you think of the word "boundary," what do you think of? Do you think of a fence bordering your yard? Do you think of the border between states or countries? What about personal boundaries?
The Smear Campaign. Yes, it's as bad as it sounds. It is one of the nastiest tactics that a Narcissist uses.
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Here you will find my most popular posts for easier discovery.
How Narcissists Make Sure You Never Solve Problems In A Relationship
The Fake Apology
How I Lost My Identity
Effects of Emotional Abuse
Emotionally Abusive Behaviors
Tightening Your Facebook Privacy Settings
Why You Should Never Defend Yourself Against The Narcissist's Smear Campaign
Going No Contact: A List Of What To Do And What Not To Do
An Open Letter To All Survivors Who Just Got Out Of An Abusive Situation
The Great Manipulator
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