They may start commenting on your clothing or asking you to change.A narcissist may make vaguely threatening comments like, "You might not want to make me mad." They might tell you your friends don't want what's best for you or your family is trying to hold you back because they want to be the only person you trust.So, life kept throwing me disordered individuals to deal with until I recognized that truth.I had to stop making excuses for the abusive people in my life before I could allow myself to consider cutting ties with them.See, I was guilty of excusing his behavior the same way I excused his mother's.
My friend Terri Cole taught me the truth about over-giving.
That's true of any toxic type you find yourself drawing in over and over. So, rather than leaving the other narcissist-magnets to claw their way out of the muck on their own, I decided to draw on my own life experience, my training as a psychologist, and the expertise of my professional colleagues to create this guide to breaking free from the toxic relationship cycle.
You can get out, and you can have happy, healthy relationships. "I’m going to hit you," she stated and raised her fist.
I hadn’t figured out my partner was a narcissist yet, but the emotional abuse was already destroying me.
I didn't know then what I know now—that narcissists will keep coming back in different shapes and forms until we learn what we need to learn from them.