A research psychologist Jennifer Joy Freyd gave abusers’ technique a name: DARVO, which stands for Deny, Attack, Reverse Victim and Offender. Read more to learn about it.
playing the victim
Narcissists live in their own emotional world — if they cannot be your hero, they may claim to be your victim.
The self-victimizer will accept insufferable abusive treatment from their partners and will continue their toxic relationship.