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I Have Suffered Narcissistic Abuse

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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...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 10

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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...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 3 Responses 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...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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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...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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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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    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...
    jjj1984 jjj1984 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 17, 2013

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    Hello...... I am hoping somebody could give me some advice, I'll explain my situation and I'll try to keep it short.... I think I have a narcissistic mother. In fact I am pretty...
    blueberry36 blueberry36 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I have a narcissistic mother in law who hates me. My husband went no contact 18 months ago. She keeps guilt tripping & manipulating family members to persuade husband to reconcile...
    l2thedoublej l2thedoublej 26-30, F Mar 24

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    Hello :) if you're reading this, then you're probably feeling pretty crappy right now, and probably a little confused and angry. Maybe you feel alone, like I once did. Or maybe you...
    xMina97x xMina97x 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    My mom just told me the other day that I might have been sexually abused when I was 4. I was like, "What do you mean, "might" ? " She would drop me off at daycare when she went to...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 1 Response Apr 7

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    Hi I'm Danny it's pretty hard for me to write and get my words across so please excuse me if your struggling to understand me and my family have never been close as there has...
    Dannyharrison01 Dannyharrison01 26-30, M Mar 25

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    I have recently learned to adapt to my mother's subtle abuse with either a quick retort back or simply not giving her any ammunition to use behind my back. I wrote an earlier...
    amazingyou amazingyou 31-35, F 2 days ago

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    So I remember reading this happened to someone else in this experience group. But my birthday is tomorrow. I've had no contact with my narcissistic mother for a few months. Right...
    Tabetha7 Tabetha7 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    My adopted mom reminds me of the movie "Mommie Dearest". She's a very cold, manipulating and narcissistic woman. Wasn't long ago on a Friday afternoon that she showed her true...
    hadyourchance hadyourchance 31-35, F 8 Responses 2 days ago

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    recall that i have really low social skills, i didn't know what to say, or how to empathize. this few months, i realise another thing, im lack of. i can't tell, whether i should...
    fien fien 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    So I have been in NC with my "mother", father and brother for almost a year. I've never been happier about a decision that I've made, even tho it's been hard mourning the loss of...
    Misstaco Misstaco 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    recently I had another mental breakdown while I was sick causing my mother to offer to take off work for 2 months. our relationship seemed to be getting better for about 2 weeks...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I don't even know where to start. This is my first time trying to reach out and get some help. I am 34 and I have discovered my mom that is 57 is a narcissist. I have all the...
    nomotherlylove nomotherlylove 31-35, F 6 Responses Mar 27

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    I'm wondering if anyone else experienced this, I'm an only child and my mother use to force me to stay in the house and play alone until I started highschool, even then she tried...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 1

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    Its your fault. I love sharing in Experience Project, because I won't get blamed for mother behavior. "She forgets. You should remind her." "She didn't mean it. You misinterpret...
    fien fien 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    my mom recently told me that I need to stop seeing my psy before summer vacation starts, " I need to work on my depression alone " although depression is not the only thing I'm...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    I guess eating for next month and half gone to be battle mother just said to stop eating her food as i have no money yet! Eating is gone to be unlikely ! Oh the joys of parents...
    Taz1995 Taz1995 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 6

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    my mom told me that I'm faking my mental illnesses, this really hurts me because she's kind of the reason I have multiple mental illnesses, now she just makes fun of them and tells...
    thelostgirl25 thelostgirl25 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    'mom has dementia.' hah! nope, i am not going to say that. mom has NPD. Lying about her condition is one step forward to be like her. Mom is in her 50's. She can't be blame...
    fien fien 26-30, F 1 day ago

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    Im tired of these medicine's, it's been two years since my serious depression, anxiety and selfharm. I dont want to take these medicine's, i have been taking them for so long and...
    Soldottern Soldottern 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I suffer from depression anxiety and self harm. I have been on so many meds, begged for help and I will always be this way. I have always felt this way. I wish I was dead.
    Mangocupcakes Mangocupcakes 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    U dont understand tho. And u never will. Idk what parents I'm coming home to? Jesus freaks that care about what I'm doing every second? Awesome parents? Or maybe the parents...
    sleepingolipiercedthebronx sleepingolipiercedthebronx 13-15, F Mar 28

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    Had first phonecall in a while with my NM & it was interesting to observe...... I didn't offer any information about myself & nor was there any enquiry regarding me, my partner...
    ignoredeldest ignoredeldest 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 19

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    She buys me gifts for my birthday and Christmas but they are ALWAYS what she likes or wants. I never wear them. They represent her, and honestly, I don't like her.
    sweetmol sweetmol 51-55, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Tonight is another one of those nights where everything seems hopeless, without a light at the end of the tunnel. I try to cover it up but the cracks are beginning to show, again.
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F Mar 30

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    My family really is a chaos. They boss me everything, I'm controlled. They can't take me seeing doing nothing. They want me to work her, work there, work everywhere. It's okay if...
    RickaLorraine RickaLorraine 13-15, F Apr 6

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    Me and my sister have a love hate relationship. I have a narcissistic mother so I look up to my sister as a guider, but she can be really mean sometimes and say things just to hurt...
    mutherlesschild mutherlesschild 18-21, F Mar 19

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    Trying so much not to slip back into old patterns of being in unhealthy thinking. Taking all the blame for everything can be so easy when it's all that was ever known from day 1...
    wendymarie71 wendymarie71 41-45, F 4 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    I have survived sexual abuse. It is as if my life was stolen from me. And now I want it back. I am determined to have it back. I know that the past can't change, but I don't plan...
    elenix elenix 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17

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    I have suffered from it for several years now. I've been to the eating disorder clinic twice but I felt very uncomfortable and I felt like the nurse was staring at my belly. Right...
    GSSB GSSB 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am actually curious and have more of a question regarding this topic. Why do people who have been sexually abused desire to be hurt in such a way again? Or why do they turn into...
    TheSimsWePlay TheSimsWePlay 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    I have pcos and insulin resistance and have had it seine I was 5 years old. I can't believe it. Years of suffering through horrible acne that's incurable by even proactive. I have...
    peacelovejoy123056 peacelovejoy123056 16-17, F Mar 31

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    In my experience, God is extremely cruel. I have a severe case of schizoaffective disorder, and I also have bipolar disorder. I have suffered unusually for almost all of my adult...
    ohDead ohDead 31-35, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am new to this as I noticed several posts about pots syndrome I was wondering if someone could help me? I have suffered with this since I was 14 (I am now 19) but was only...
    potsie2222 potsie2222 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    I do. It makes me petrified to go to the dentist now because I am reaching a point where I may need serious dental work. I don't know what to do anymore. I don't even want to go...
    rainbowrsn1 rainbowrsn1 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Everybody who I've told what she does to me says that she is abusive, but I'm still not sure. I know that she's narcissistic because in all the articles I read about it almost all...
    jules401 jules401 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    My stepfather screwed me for years when I was a teenager. Don't think my mum ever found out. It was a combination of events and I guess I wasn't completely innocent but he took...
    fi36 fi36 36-40, F 18 mins ago

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    Psychology says: A traitor is one who betrays another’s trust. So in what way does a narcissist betray trust? Narcissists are not interested in authentic relationships, that is...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8

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    So I've been reading a lot about this and I'm so thankful for all of the information out there. I had no idea. I've felt so invalidated, shamed, insecure, never right, never good...
    sdc423 sdc423 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Psychology says: The narcissist form of self love is not a healthy one, as they are really full of self-hatred and self-loathing, which they must disown. Unable to love their True...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F Apr 8

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    I was sexually abused by my grandfather and his dog. I have looked on a lot of abuse sites but have never been able to find anyone else who was abuse by using an animal to do the...
    Veraspain Veraspain 16-17, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    All through my childhood my mother abused me, physically, mentally and sexually. A lot of people never understand that a woman can sexually abuse a child but believe me there are...
    liberosis liberosis 41-45, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    ok. all we have to do is just state confidently some bullshite about what we are are not going to do. We all know hes just acting and pretending that he doesnt care. You might...
    RichardIsaFFFFaggot RichardIsaFFFFaggot 70+, F 2 hrs ago

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    Basically, I need someone to talk to, but it's 4:40 am so I'll just write about it. Sexual abuse has taken over my life. He's in jail but that doesn't stop him from being in my...
    makaiajane makaiajane 16-17, F 1 Response 27 mins ago

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    Unfortunately, the act of "emailing" him was further participation of the abusive cycle. Part 1 Destroying Healthy Communication My emails came about very early in the game, I...
    authenticexistence authenticexistence 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    The phone rang at 4:30 am. This almost never happens. Caller ID showed a woman I have casually "dated" but now we are pretty much friends. She's not my type and we are at different...
    FindingMySong FindingMySong 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 16

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    At first glance the narcissist appears to the unsuspecting onlooker as being full of self-control; they come across as charismatic, educated, confidant, charming, and sociable...
    rcp10 rcp10 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 8