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I Got Out of a Relationship With a Narcissist

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    Good Riddance - From the year 2007 to the year 2009 I was involved in a "relationship" with Randy. I used quotes on 'relationship' because a relationship involves two parties...
    andfalling andfalling 21-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2010

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    In the starts of a divorce and my husband (ex husband?) is such a narcissist!!!
    Andromeday Andromeday 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Omg Being In A Relationship With A Narcissist Is A Terrible Experience - Contrary to popular belief, there are many females who are narcissist. I was in a relationship with one...
    justbeit justbeit 46-50, M 8 Responses Oct 7, 2010

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    I Think My Ex Boyfriend Was A Narcissist.... - So to give you guys a little background story into our relationship, I knew my ex all through my adolescent years and we were always...
    pugs390 pugs390 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 8, 2013

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    It hurts so bad.... After 10 yrs I'm nothing.... I was NEVER nothing....GOD HEAL MY HEART....
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 22

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    what he said "I am the most handsome man I know", "Why cant I have everything? I dont understand" (meaning why cant he have me and the girl he cheated on me with), "I pose all the...
    untetheredsoul untetheredsoul 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    So Frustrated - About 2 1/2 years ago I got out of a very bad relationship of 12 years. I'm only 27, but when I look back I've been in a relationship since I was 13. The...
    KNicoleT1986 KNicoleT1986 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    Most selfish, egotistical, narcissisting man I've ever come in contact with. 15 years of marriage, and he had me so brainwashed, I didn't even know he was like that until our 12th...
    aaaagggghhhh aaaagggghhhh 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 25

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    No Contact! - 12 years with a Narcissist and suffered the abuse. I can tell you it is possible to get free and stay free. The only way is no contact. And I mean NO contact...no...
    prettyjj prettyjj 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Selfish, Deceptive, And Manipulative - Stbx was a wicked witch in disguise. When we first dated, she created an "illusional girl" that I fell in love with. I held firmly onto this...
    Toliveandlearn Toliveandlearn 31-35, M 6 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    Narcissist I'v Dated In Northeast Pennsylvania -  This is my story… When you meet someone new, give it six weeks before you decide if it can be serious. Most people...
    Skyjumper75 Skyjumper75 51-55, M 9 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    And I'm Still Recovering - I thought I had been in some pretty sucky bad relationships, ha! They were very good healthy relationships compared to this one. I started dating this...
    talktolabomb talktolabomb 18-21, F 8 Responses Aug 24, 2010

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    #130 "shrug" Said The Narcissist - When we're dressing up to go somewhere And I tell you what you aughta wear----------shrug Just do it as I tell you to. Don't tell...
    DragonBlue DragonBlue 66-70 4 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    What Happened to "That Guy" - I was married as was my Nar ex... We had an affair and ended up leaving our spouses and moving in together a year ago...WE had been friends first for...
    littlenady littlenady 36-40 5 Responses Jul 24, 2008

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    NPD - I am a gay male- who met a man on a gay website nearly 4 years ago. This event totally changed my life. Beware of these people- they are like cold blooded reptiles. This guy...
    skybuzz skybuzz 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 13, 2013

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    Threw prayer and great advice today I still hurt but the hold of my narcissistic husband is feeling loser....:-)
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    It's All About Control - I am learning about the 7 kinds of abuse.  I thought I stood up too him after he hit me.  I told him NEVER do that again.  I was shaking and terrified...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 6, 2012

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    The Dichotomy Of My Guilt And His Need - I want to help. I want to be supportive. I like to please.  So I am introduced to this guy, so nice, so smart, but hurting.  We become...
    DinahMoeHumm DinahMoeHumm 41-45, F 6 Responses Aug 6, 2012

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    I jst recently got dumped by my nacsissist ex for someone else and im 7 wks pregnant. He knows but i havnt heard from him. The relationship moved quickly and i met his family whom...
    mscamero mscamero 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    Thank God It Is Finally Over. - I started dating this guy whom I had known for a couple years in october.  I always just thought of him as a player/womanizer...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 14, 2009

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    Today is painful, my ex somehow got my email. He wrote me a big long message. It's funny I never gave it to him. He wrote to me how he came to my city last weekend and how he still...
    lwuisman lwuisman 22-25, F 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Please someone tell me how I can stop my heart ache over my ex narcssistic husband please.
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I smiled and actually laughed today.....#thankyouGod
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Wow 2014 has become a transformation year... In just a month it seems like my life has change... I got out of a narcissist relationship, in which I wasted 10 yrs of my life. Still...
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 30

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    Need Some Advice - I won't bore you with the history you can read that in any one of my many stories on here sharing my painful experience with the father of my children. I am...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 3 Responses May 23, 2013

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    Peter Pan Or Con Man? - My boyfriend left me a few months ago, after exclusively dating for 8 months. It happened suddenly, and I was crushed. One week later, he moved to a...
    reeny417 reeny417 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    Omg it was hell and the most draining situation ever!!!
    MizzKeepItReal MizzKeepItReal 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 12

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    At Least I'M Alive - I thought that when I left him that the manipulations and rages would subside, just a little, see, we have a child together so NO CONTACT is hardly an option...
    SpacegirlBlues SpacegirlBlues 31-35, F Jun 19, 2013

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    Living With Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde - My husband of 5 1/2 years (I left him 4 weeks ago and already filed for divorce) has Narcissistic Personality Disorder. It was like living...
    ReikiGirl62 ReikiGirl62 51-55, F 4 Responses Aug 8, 2013

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    That Which Does Not Break Me... - It's been nearly 4 years since I extracted myself from her clutches. We met online, and I was taken with her almost immediately.  I also...
    divinetriangle divinetriangle 31-35, F 10 Responses May 3, 2008

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    3 Years Of Hell - I'm glad I found this website (and others). I'm recovering from what I think was a relationship with someone who suffers from NPD, but I'm not sure. Not all the...
    jjj1984 jjj1984 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2013

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    Its not that I want to be with him but I can't stop obsessing over him & the girl he has been together with since the day (or probably before) we broke up. Is he treating her...
    Mollyjai Mollyjai 26-30, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hated For No Reason - Life is indeed hard, having my first marriage fell down into ruin because my ex is a Pervert Narcissistic. He did parent alienation against me, that my...
    Missberry73 Missberry73 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 12, 2013

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    I am still in it but trying desperately to find the strength to get out. He has never paid one cent for anything in the ten years we have been married. He has cheated on me at...
    abusedandhurt abusedandhurt 51-55 1 Response Jan 20

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    Starting Over: Why Losing Him Helped Me Find Myself -     I knew it was time to go. I had known for quite some time. What started out as a fairytale relationship, full of...
    MissConstrued MissConstrued 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 28, 2013

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    My Ex Husand Was A Narcissist, Selfish To The Core - He constantly complained I wasnt "emmeshed" with him in his career choice in being a musician. What!!!? 99% of all...
    lucyloo22 lucyloo22 41-45, F 4 Responses Sep 2, 2013

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    Hi this is my story me and my N are on a break its been 4 days. I've known this guy for years since i was 21 and at uni he pursued me then but i wasn't interested at all as he had...
    leeds1984 leeds1984 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 6

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    Walked Out... - Finally got the strength to walk out on my narcissistic poor excuse of a man. He kept giving me "I don't know's" and "maybe's" so I told him to have fun living in...
    zeneverythingzen zeneverythingzen 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    He used the back of his spoon to check his teeth. He took three hours to get ready for the day. If I did not compliment him enough, he would ignore me like a spoiled child. I...
    AdelaideHayashi AdelaideHayashi 22-25, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The Narcissist: - I got out of my narcissistic relationship about 5 years ago , It was the "rollar coaster ", of all time, when we first meet i thought "wow what a...
    Feflower Feflower 36-40, F 10 Responses Dec 14, 2007

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    I actually met him online. He lived in Europe and I in the US. We fell madly in love, and were in a long distance relationship for 2.5 yrs before I finally was strong enough to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 27

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    Freeing Myself From A Narcissist - Well, the story is almost always the same, I see, for most of us. During the courtship the narc. is the perfect mate. They listen, they like...
    babygrl43 babygrl43 41-45 7 Responses Sep 11, 2011

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    Now I Know - I had heard the term narcissist before, but never really understood what it was until recently. I thought I had met the man of my dreams, my future husband. Our...
    slcsux slcsux 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 15, 2012

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    Living With An Alcoholic Narcissist Was Pure Hell - When we met he seemed to be the answer to my dreams. Handsome, funny, generous, outgoing, and kind. We talked all the time, and...
    MissConstrued MissConstrued 46-50, F 7 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    I have been on and off again with my now ex for 10 months. At first he was the most charming man I had ever met. He bought me little things all the time that he knew I liked and...
    rachelm1998 rachelm1998 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 24

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    My ex Narcissistic is still trying to hurt me financially now... Why?
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F 4 Responses Mar 14

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    I'M Not Sure If He Really Is A N? - I met him online 4months ago. He contacted me first & oh the lines he pulled (I fell for them all), was everything I wanted to hear & all so...
    SiennaRain SiennaRain 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 19, 2013

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    I can't pick one I had a great relationship with him as a kid but now I realized what he does isn't right, read my expirences if u are interested
    RavenHearts RavenHearts 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 25

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