Things adults do when they have been emotionally abused as children.
If studied carefully, there are 6 ways and tactics, used by sociopaths, narcissists and psychopaths by which they try to manipulate, control and silence their victims.
Abuse comes in many forms. Especially abuse that men often don’t recognize.
How Abusive People View Abuse
Leaving a sociopath is no ordinary break up.
It’s an escape from terror, abuse, and harm.
We’re not in denial. – We’re scared out of our minds.
Characteristics of a sociopath are distinct. There’s a good reason for this: a sociopath has a brain significantly different from yours or mine.
Knowing how the narcissist thinks can help you understand toxic individuals.
But even when I stop crying, even when we fall asleep and I’m nestled in his arms, this will leave another scar. No one will see it. No one will know. But it will be there. And eventually all of the scars will have scars, and that’s all I’ll be–one big scar of a love gone wrong.” ― Amanda Grace, But I Love Him.
You know in your heart that your relationship is a lost cause, and yet you stay with a man who is slowly destroying you.
How do you deal with living with a narcissist who is giving you the silent treatment? Someone who will co-exist with you in the same house while literally ignoring you? What if that goes on for days? Weeks?