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I Married a Narcissist

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    Crazy

    He's driving me Crazy. I feeling I need to be In a mental hospital.
    Likeabird Likeabird 36-40, F 2 Responses May 27, 2012

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    Won't Get Fooled Again

    I only just recently discovered that I was formerly married to a narcissist. I only found that out after having dated a narcissist and trying to figure out what went wrong in that relationship. This guy came on hot and heavy and I played the fool until I helped him get a job...
    DizzyDezzi2010 DizzyDezzi2010 41-45, F Jun 13, 2012

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    The Monster I Married...

    I married a man with NPD, Narcissistic Personality Disorder (A Malignant Narcissist) 26 years ago. three kids and trillions of tears later, I realized my mistake. I cannot help but feel like the owner of some exotic, wild animal. When you're married to a narcissist, you are...
    OnlyOneChiquita OnlyOneChiquita 41-45, F 14 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    I Also Married An N.

    He was wonderful at first. He told me wonderful things about myself that I knew were not true and I, for a little while, found a little courage, with him, that I didn't have before. Because of that, I thought I was doing the right thing by being with him and. . . . .ignored...
    farnel farnel 31-35, F 5 Responses Dec 4, 2008

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    I Care Too Much.

    I have been with my husband for 30 yrs and he is everything you all say about all your partners. My life has been in turmoil for as long as I remember with all the classic feelings you all feel about your Narcissists partners etc. Firstly do you think it could be a learnt...
    mumado mumado 51-55, F Feb 25, 2013

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    Third Time Is Not A Charm!

    I've dealt with depression all my life, even as a child. I was very empty and had an overwhelming empty, lonely feeling, which I still do to a degree. I saw my first psychiatrist when I was 15. Now, I am a 29 year-old mom of 10 year-old fraternal twin boys. Married at 18, mother...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 31, 2009

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    Wish I'd Had That Protection ...

    Unfortunately, didn't marry - just lived with for a decade so didnt even have that back up! They're dangerous - for a multitude of reasons. Mine obliterated me! Overnight! I no longer suited his purpose. I got too strong. I caught him up - there was probably a ton of reasons. I...
    liguidgold liguidgold 41-45, F 6 Responses Jul 7, 2011

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    Godsmacked

    been married a little over a year and i am godsmacked at how my husband has treated me lately. perhaps his mask is wearing thin. everytime i try to talk to him about anything i feel like i've been emotionally raped. he went from being supportive and loving to emotionally cruel...
    kyriblu kyriblu 46-50, F Jul 14, 2012

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    My Narcissist Husband Left Me Destitute

    I started to write my story, but will get back to it.....still quite painful...happy to see there is a forum where I can connect with others who really truly understand and get it. Be back later with my story....
    blarb blarb 51-55, F 4 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    My narcissist ex is currently refusing a good

    offer on our house. He wants to counter with the full price. Then he says it's my fault that we are going to lose the sale because I refuse to sign the counter offer! So typical. But grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
    rphmom rphmom 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    Yesterday I went to a pool party with my family

    and my husband checked out every female that was there. Then we get home and he tells me you have gained weight and your thighs are so big. In fact your thighs are so big than when you were pregnant. He hurts my feelings and when he made me cry he says your just too sensitive. I...
    michellegh michellegh 36-40, F 29 Responses Jul 27

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    I Married A Narcissist And She Tried To Take Everything I Had

    Hi all, 12 years ago I met a wonderful woman we got together started dating settled down and got married. I thought it was going to be perfect it was Hell on Earth. She came across as very positive, well meaning and supportive. She was a liar controlling, devious and a thief...
    Richard3010 Richard3010 36-40, M 3 Responses Nov 26, 2009

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    Married To A Narcissist For 21 Yrs!

    I can't believe that I have been so stupid for the last 21 yrs. I know that if I were not depressed for the last twenty yrs my husband could never have pulled the wool over my eyes the way that he has. My husband has been in the army for the past twenty one yrs, so it has been...
    vanecia vanecia 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2012

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    "A Narcissist’s Love Letter" Author: John

    Howell When I say I’m in love with you, I mean I love the way I feel when I’m with you. I love myself through you. I love seeing myself through your eyes. I love seeing myself through my eyes imagining how I look through your eyes. I love having someone new to tell my...
    invisible321 invisible321 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 14

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    14 years!!!!!!!!!! But hey without my complete

    waste if space ex, I wouldn't have finally realised my full potential. I divorced mr loser ,went back to university, graduated and can now after the years of torture this guy inflicted I can now hold my head up high. So cheers my ex narcissist I owe you my happy life now !
    annetteclaire annetteclaire 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    It Should Have Worked!

    Eleven years ago I married a narcissist.  He was great with my two young boys.  He didn't drink alcohol like my ex.  He wrote me love notes and treated my like a princess.  Sometime after our daughter was born, he started changing.  Quit his job. Took out...
    plantlover plantlover 41-45 7 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    3 Years And Counting Trying To Divorce A Narcissist

    So, I married a narcissist.What is worse than marrying a narcissist.  Trying to divorce one, especially if you have children.My ex husband was confirmed as having 'high narcissistic tendencies'.  He is also highly paranoid, suffers from substance abuse, and has had numerous...
    lifebeginsat33 lifebeginsat33 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 23, 2011

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    I Just Didn't Know!

    My husband fits the classic pattern. He has no ability to empathize. He has no respect for anyone's ideals when they differ from his. He has no ability, no desire to make anybody's life better but his own. He is mean. He is defensive. People have asked me how all this...
    KarynT45 KarynT45 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2012

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    I have been married for 28 years mostly

    miserable years. I stayed for my children not understanding that there father was a narcissist, I thought he was just frugal and made excuses for him because of his upbringing. Now my daughters are suffering because of my ignorance. My oldest is having trouble finding a...
    mltdown mltdown 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 4

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    He swooped in, told me everything exactly

    as I wanted agreed with every thought , would sit up all night talking. Poor thing had been so mistreated...if Id only known... From the very first words 10 years ago, until 5 minutes ago, my life has been a fun house of lies, mirrors, turns and twists...it took me years to see...
    50freenflirty 50freenflirty 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    How Come I Am Obsessed With A Narcisscist? Help!

    I'm single (recently separated) and have obsessive thoughts about a very powerful narcissist. The relationship started online and, for the most part, I'm the one who will not let go. The guy is clearly fulfilling his need for supply online. What's wrong with me!
    amithecrazyone amithecrazyone 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2013

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    Narcissist Tendecies

    Hello I'm not sure how to start bit oh boy here it comes.My cousin met his wife fell in love in 2 weeks they got engaged 2mos 9 mos married..Ever since they were married he always have look like something is going on. His wife makes all the decisions.Ok I'm not diagnosing her but...
    Lisa1471 Lisa1471 36-40, F 4 Responses Mar 1, 2013

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    A No Win Situation

    I dated an N for a couple of years and saw the warning signs but chose to ignore them. He would vascillate between being my sweet prince charming and an emotionally abusive psycho. We broke up and got back together more times than I can count. What I thought was the last time...
    comfycovers comfycovers 31-35 5 Responses Dec 10, 2011

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    In July, it will be 8 years married.

    Lucky me. First time on anything on this topic. This is new Sight but I have been on Utube and I can see that is not always all my fault!
    Enabler7 Enabler7 41-45, F 3 Responses May 21

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    Monsterous Creation

    It started with noticing insecurities. General confusion in his life. He didn't know where to go or what to do. So he began taking jobs under people who were abusive. One boss disapproved of him going for two weeks to California for the Marines. He even criticized him after he...
    Tekkamaki Tekkamaki 31-35 Nov 30, 2010

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    I got married at the age of 20.

    My marriage lasted for a mere 7 months, when he decided he was done dealing with all of my issues. I was made to feel like I was worthless and just a terrible person. After two months of confusion, hurt and hatred for myself, I came across an artical on Narcissistic...
    Cay22 Cay22 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 14

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    Hiya, After a stonker of an argument with my mum last night I have discovered that she may be a narcissist and it may not all be me? I'm 33 and sitting here in floods of tears...
    mcctaurina mcctaurina 31-35 7 hrs ago

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    Useful Vocab. DS/DB/DC Dear sister/brother/cousin DH/DW Darling Hubby/Wife DGD darling grand daughter/ DGS darling grandson DS darling son/DD darling daughter ACON – Adult Child...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 2 days ago

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    I was married to a narcissist for 6 years who destroyed me, left me for another woman and married her and I am still reeling.
    Rie70 Rie70 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    This is a really good website on how to deal with NPD . After i broke free from N fmily members, i feel the peace i've always deserved.Proud to say that i managed -the hardest way...
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F Oct 12

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    I'm not sure where to start. Well, obviously, I think I am a narcissist but then, I believe all people are at some level narcissistic. It's just a matter of degree. BUT I still...
    allkindsofcolors allkindsofcolors 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I thought I was wronged until I read this. I was married to a Narcissist and he swindled me out of 75,000.
    Rie70 Rie70 41-45, F 4 days ago

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    NARCISSISM bothers me now. Am I being a narcissist wife? I question myself and do research. I have a narcissist sister (at least I think she is). She is very charming, love by many...
    sunrio sunrio 36-40 1 Response 4 days ago

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    We've only been married 4 months...yet it seems like an eternity. I feel like I'm living in hell. Everyday, I walk on eggshells around him. I blame myself entirely for being in...
    marriedandalone48 marriedandalone48 36-40, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    Start off I am not a Narcissist, psychopath or whatever you want to call me. The reason I am saying this is because I am mature and intelligent especially for my age, I am a highly...
    cunning01 cunning01 13-15, M Oct 17

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    I have split up with my boyfriend who I now think is narcissist. I did research after we broke up because so many things just didn't add up. And after reading many articles and...
    pd007 pd007 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 8

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    I don't think you're truly a pervert or a narcissist until you've *********** to videos of yourself ************.
    reeessa reeessa 13-15, F 9 Responses Oct 8

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    I am the 24 year old daughter of a narcissistic mother who is attempting to deal with being isolated from 3 of my 4 brothers (all who I love very much) after attempting to go no...
    lksmart89 lksmart89 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    This is a really good website on how to deal with NPD . After i broke free from N fmily members, i feel the peace i've always deserved.Proud to say that i managed -the hardest way...
    Woudziniska Woudziniska 26-30, F Oct 12

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    It's unfortunate but everyone can't be like me. I didn't know that I was a conversational narcissistic person or that it exist, until someone pointed it out then all I could do is...
    RoyalDainty RoyalDainty 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 12

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    Being in a relationship with a narcissist is such a cruel and different experience. It took me years to rebuild my trust in myself and others. He took parts of me I never thought I...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    sorry this will be long, just wanted you to have as much background as possible. and I all came spilling out. any thoughts on this subject ? hi I am new to being a WOW...
    mydarlin mydarlin 46-50, F a week ago

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    First off, this is completely new to me. I don't even no where to begin. So, here goes and it will be long, cause I want to put everything out there. This is my 2nd marriage and...
    Mountainsandnaturestorms Mountainsandnaturestorms 36-40, F 13 Responses a week ago

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    This is to all the women having affairs with married men right now. I want to share my story of my experience with having a relationship with a married man, in hopes that you...
    Linley242 Linley242 51-55, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I THINK UNSOLICITED HONEY-DO LISTS SUCK!WARNING!!! What I am about to discuss below is controversial. It might offend some sensibilities. So if you read it brace yourself. WARNING...
    LadyMarredMind LadyMarredMind 36-40, F 13 Responses Oct 16

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    I never wanted to get married growing up. I talked about it with a couple of friends because that's what girls are "supposed" to do, but I truly wasn't interested. Now that I'm...
    chickiebos chickiebos 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Where to begin... I myself am married and I am currently at the beginning of an affair with a married man. This affair began primarily so that I could get over a man whom I have...
    SoSocioYaKnow SoSocioYaKnow 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    I have been married for 16 years..2 kids...13 and 15 year old. My problems stremed back over 10 years ago. My husband is not the most romantic, rarely communicates with me, never...
    nursekaye nursekaye 41-45, F 5 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    I have read so many of your experiences it's like a mirror to my own life. Who knew 21 years ago when I married my husband I would suffer like this daily! I didn't know my husband...
    Niff73 Niff73 41-45, F 2 Responses Sep 30

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    I meet him in 2002 at a national rainbow gathering...we married the next year...In a simple little ceremony out side in a circle on my sisters place...the preacher his name was...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Oct 1

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