Narcissism

Why Do We Stay With the Narcissist?

Even when we are finally smart enough to know better

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But to anyone who has experienced this altered universe, it’s necessary for our sanity.

Instead, I felt oddly validated. This person recognizes my truth. He isn’t fooled by this master of illusion. My husband’s charm and humor are no disguise for this professional psychologist.

As if the biggest of the narcissistic monkeys had been taken off my back. Aka, what I said really did happen. The narcissist had not been an irrational hallucination. This charming and equally terrifying personality lived in one human being.

This emotional Big Foot truly existed. Even if most could never see nor catch him.

We want the world to understand. Who we are. Who the narcissist is. Why we stayed.

We need people to know these creatures really do exist…even if most could never see nor catch them.

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National Relationship Columnist, Freelance Journalist & Former Business Columnist. All Shapes of Love — #WomanResurrected colleen.sheehy.orme@gmail.com

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