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I Have Suffered Narcissistic Abuse

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    The Narcissistic in my life came to my house

    only to walk away. What's that about?
    luv0105 luv0105 41-45, F Mar 7

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    I believe I'm currently involved with a man

    with narcissistic traits. More like it's ending. I say believe because I googled someone incapable of showing love, care, affection. And he fits the description.
    sassythoughts sassythoughts 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 23

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    I recently found this website "After

    Narcissistic Abuse - There is Light, Life & Love" community that is very helpful. I'm not a Facebooker, but I like to click through the photos which I find very insightful and empowering. You don't need to login, but give it a look-see https://www.facebook.com/114835348601442...
    invisible321 invisible321 51-55, F Jun 20

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    Psychology says: Due to their magical

    thinking, the narcissist False Self utterly believes that they are unique, omnipotent (all powerful), omniscient (all knowing), in short, perfect in every way. Because they strive for perfection, they cannot face their own shortcomings without it triggering personal shame, and...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    Psychology says: Because of their immense sense

    and expectation of superior entitlement, narcissists are ungrateful and unthankful for whatever they have been given in life. Because they regard themselves as “special”, they seriously believe that they are entitled to have whatever they are given. Generally, with such an...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    -He projects.- This sounds a little like

    psycho-babble, but it is something that narcissists all do. Projection means that he will put his own bad behavior, character and traits on you so he can deny them in himself and punish you. This can be very difficult to see if you have traits that he can project on to. An...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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    I met Caroline at the end of January at a

    French meetup. I'm French and she's half English and half French so it seemed like we were a good match. She made a huge effort to speak to me in French all evening long when we met to impress and I guess, seduce me. It turned out though that she was finding it incredibly...
    Apoil Apoil 36-40, M May 31

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    HELP. Should I contact him?

    My ex has discard me while exhibiting denial. He left me and moved back to our born country About 5 months ago after sabotaging any attemps to make it up. We had been living together for More than two years. When he left, He even advised me to stay abroad to learn to be on my...
    dunam dunam 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    I Understand Now

    I finally understand unconditional love. Face it, you will never find true love because you are a narcissist. You are your own true love even though you present this self-deprecating facade to everyone else. You are the master of manipulation and you always know how everything...
    SummerSomewhere SummerSomewhere 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    Psychology says: Narcissists build an inner

    shrine to themselves where they self-aggrandize to an extraordinary degree so that they can feel intrinsically superior to all others. Of course, their highly inflated view of themselves is an illusory false-self (a pathological ego) that becomes the basis for all future...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    The Vicious Cycle

    As I learn more about Narcissism, I find I am enhancing my understanding about the extreme depression and anxiety I developed in a 3-year relationship that ended about 7 months ago. The pattern of "Idealization, Devaluation and Discard" could not have been more representative of...
    jjj1984 jjj1984 26-30, F 6 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    My name is Angel. I'm 13 now. I have experienced emotional abused since i was 4 or 5 i don't know. Its started with my friends at school. we are so happy together. then a new girl...
    CharlieA6654 CharlieA6654 13-15 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Celebrating my 1 year of going no contact. It is unbelievable what a year i had. I got married and had a baby boy. I went no contact after she refused to attend my wedding cause...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    I don't know where to start, there's so much to my story. I grew up as an only child living with my mother and her parents. Since 2006, it's just been the two of us. I moved out of...
    ankhgirl ankhgirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I just got the book "Healing Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers: Will I Ever Be Good Enough?"
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have become the scapegoat daughter of a narcissistic mother, and I don't know what to do anymore. She has physically harmed me on multiple occasions, and the next morning denies...
    psychfemme psychfemme 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 1

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    I COULDN'T LEAVE MY MUM: It was in summer 1981, I was 12. I was at home with my three older sisters.. At about 7pm my mum came through the front door.. I still can see her in my...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    How Funny Is This....a site about having a Narcisstic mother with only 500 members! Are there so few Narcisstic mothers Really!! Or just so few adult children who recognize it and...
    MamaAbby MamaAbby 56-60, F 6 Responses Jul 5

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    Hello there! I'm writing almost as it's happening. I discovered the term NM, recently, and since then, I have been gathering information on how to act in order to 1st, stay sane...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    (First of all, English is not my first language,so, please, forgive my mistakes) Last mother's day, I went thought a list of: 'The greatest things my mother has done for me' I read...
    alinie alinie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 25

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    Where to start, well I guess the simple fact is that I'm 22 live and work with/for my mother. I don't have a drivers license, any friends, and have never had a boyfriend. She...
    ashley7007 ashley7007 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Ok, so I have cut contact over a year ago, because she is a narcissitic C**T out to control and ruin my life any chance she gets. Via email, after my wedding, telling her she can...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 10

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    I don't know if this counts as emotional abuse, I'm a 21 year old male. So if that matters in whether I am or I'm not I guess I have gender issues too. The Mother who raised me has...
    Nataliewoofwoof Nataliewoofwoof 18-21 1 Response 4 days ago

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    No! ****! I'm so tired of people saying that! You obviously don't understand! There is situational depression and body depression, 2 very different things. Body depression isn't...
    CaliCoRex4 CaliCoRex4 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    But right now I feel like I'm in a really good patch. I have a good job, uni is going alright and I actually have some friends. I have been getting some negative thoughts lately...
    KateyCake KateyCake 18-21, F Jul 6

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    There's a monster inside of me. Yes, a monster. It's not some fairytale creature with large fangs, or a hairy body, no. It's real. I can feel it festering inside of me. It is me...
    edlineuser edlineuser 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 11

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    It's been pretty easy to cope with for a very long time, thanks to the fact that I stopped self-medicating years ago! But lately, it's been harder and harder to even think I'm a...
    TtotheD TtotheD 56-60, M 5 days ago

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    Years, Months, Days, & Hours on end. I live to draw / sketch, but I'm way to critical of My skills / works. I heard / know an Artist is Their Own worst enemy. But I'm pretty bad...
    Ronin1369 Ronin1369 36-40, M 3 days ago

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    I was 11 or 12 and It was the middle of the night I got raped by my own brother how daire he and he got coughs that night and now I'm mentally scared and have issues sum times I...
    darklightcrystal darklightcrystal 13-15, F Jul 11

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    I'm tired of still fighting with. Even with no contact, I'm dreaming of her every night and it's wearing thin. I'm in therapy, trying to deal with all of this as best I can, but I...
    ankhgirl ankhgirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 3

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    My dad has serious NPD and after 16 years of hell living with him, he took it too far one day and with a lot of help from social Services and police, he's gone. I'm still scared he...
    oliviamadison oliviamadison 16-17, F Jul 4

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    I'm getting pretty close to graduating college and being able to move away from my mom and transfer and my mom knows this date is coming soon and now stuff is getting worst with...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F Jul 5

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    Church is tomorrow and my mother's been calling for an update on our lives. We didn't spend the 4th together and my daughter's away at camp. She doesn't care about us. She...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 5

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    I feel crippled knowing I want and still need emotional support. Yet I know it will never come from my mother. Now I understand why I always looked for mother figures throughout my...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jul 7

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    Last night my brother calls leaving a message, wanting to know how I'm doing. I know my mother has been complaining to him and his wife that she hasn't heard from me. Their request...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 4 Responses Jul 13

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    So I was just scrolling through Facebook and notice some pictures my friend just posted. Considering she's one of my friends I look at them. I notice in a few of her pictures she...
    ForeverLostPoet ForeverLostPoet 13-15, F Jul 14

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    I feel like cutting again.......feel so alone :-(
    Lithium619 Lithium619 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    And i am sohhhh. Tiiiiyurd. He called. And sounded like he wanted to apologize. But life went on. And he stayed corrosive. Stupid drunk.
    converted converted 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Found a picture of my dog today. He died last year. I grew up with him ever since I was 2. He reminds me of every single happy memory I had. Now I can't stop crying. Lovely.
    AnthonyTonyWhat AnthonyTonyWhat 16-17, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm only 14. I've had depression, technically, since I was about 8 or 9 (when I realized just how big of an a**hole my dad was), but it's only been a problem for about a year or so...
    LaurenHarris LaurenHarris 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I suffer for years now! My love is so strong and I can't let it go!! But I don't want to go to hell!! If I believe strong enough! If my faith was strong enough! I won't go to hell...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 26

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    Part 2 My wife and I have had the grand kids now for about months. Things have been going good for the most part, but my wife and I made the mistake of letting our daughter (my...
    xj287 xj287 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    FOR THE GUYS....My son and I used to get a lot of laughs over that horrible and funny show, "The Pick Up Artist."Now I present to you the PUAs female counterpart,who is usually...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I created this facebook page called Breaking My Silence Now I Am Using My Voice. I wrote this a while ago, but I wanted to share...I created this page because I want to break the...
    mamabutterfly mamabutterfly 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    I have suffered Dyslexia most of my life. I don't know why it happened to me-if it is from the beginning of my life or because of my difficult childhood which asked me to forget...
    dotan dotan 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    I have suffered for my entire life. I never learned to self soothe. I have tried the following prescriptions: Trazodone Ambien Restoril Lunesta Tylenol pm Benedryl You name it...
    saviscool saviscool 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    13 yr old girls: I have suffered a lot in love. Its time i live my own life. Me: Who the **** made you suffer??Mickey mouse?
    sasunaruizlove sasunaruizlove 22-25, F 6 Responses Jul 1

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