Narcissistic Abuse

Popular Narcissistic Abuse Colloquialisms and Idioms

POPULAR COLLOQUIALISMS/IDIOMS IN THE NARCISSISTIC LEXICON TO DECRIBE NARCISSISTIC ABUSE Newer word combinations and phrases have entered the lexicon of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), in order to casually communicate and describe certain narcissistic abusive behaviors and feelings the abuses create,  like the two combined words — gas and lighting for gaslighting. We find these newer …

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gaslighting

What Happens to You Over Time When You are Gaslighted

Gaslighting is a very abusive practice that makes someone distrustful and makes them believe that they are mentally ill. It’s not easy to get rid of the effects of gaslighting; here are a few of the impact. What Happens to You Over Time When You are Gaslighted You find you are apologizing often and you …

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Is the Narcissist Looking for Connection or Service?

Narcissists attach but they do not connect because they cannot bond. The connection you feel with a narcissist is with yourself; your strong desire to be loved and have the inspirational love you thought you were getting in the beginning.  My clients often talk about their so-called connection with the narcissist. They argue, “Oh we …

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The Narcissism/Co-Dependent Theory – The Answer to Understanding Narcissists?

I always ask my clients if they can determine which parent, if they had two parents, was the me-focused parent (narcissist) and which parent was the others-focused parent (the giver or co-dependent). If you find yourself feeling stuck with a true narcissist, you were likely raised with narcissism in some way. Some practitioners will boil …

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For Narcissists, the Reason is NOT Because They Like You!

The narcissist likes no one. Everything they do is based around getting people who don’t really know them to like THEM! No one who truly knows a narcissist likes them, ever! The narcissist knows it. They don’t care. What matters to the narcissist is maintaining the delusion that they are addicted to of looking amazing …

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