12 Manipulative Strategies Narcissists Use To Keep You Trapped

Manipulative Strategies Narcissists Use To Keep You Trapped

They will plead with the SLD to not abandon them, and it is as real as it is contrived. They are afraid of being abandoned, so you see their real, human side. In people with personality disorders, this is when the window opens.

They begin to connect to their attachment trauma, and you may even start to see them looking like broken children. They are having a breakthrough to what I call the dissociative barrier and are connecting to their inner hurt child.

Related: Why Do Narcissists Project Their Wounds Onto You?

This can be a scary and disturbing moment because it is a form of regression. You are watching them as the child that they were when they were hurt. The fear, loneliness, and shame break through the repression barrier, and you are left to pick up the pieces.

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This is extracted from the 5.5-hours Ross’s video seminar: Escaping Narcissistic Abuse.

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Written By Ross Rosenberg
Originally Appeared On Human Magnet Syndrome
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Ross Rosenberg M.Ed., LCPC, CADC

Ross Rosenberg M.Ed., LCPC, CADC, is the owner of Self-Love Recovery Institute. He is a psychotherapist, educator, expert witness, and author. Ross is known globally for his expertise in codependency (Self-Love Deficit Disorder™), Pathological Narcissism, Narcissistic Abuse, and Trauma Treatment. He is a keynote speaker and educator who has presented in 30 States/70 cities and abroad. Ross has been regularly featured on national TV and radio. His “The Human Magnet Syndrome” books sold over 120K copies and are translated into 10 languages. His YouTube Channel has amassed 19 million video views and over 200K subscribers.View Author posts